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Richard J. Faro

Richard J. Faro, 89, loving husband of the late Christina C. (Sforza) Faro, formerly of Wimbledon Court, Ipswich and formerly of Wellesley Hills, died July 1, 2021.

Richard was born January 18, 1932, in Winthrop, son of the late Sebastiano "James" and Antonietta (Bordinaro) Faro. Richard married Christina on February 6, 1955 and together they shared sixty-five years of marriage. A proud veteran he served with the U.S. Army in the Korean War. Richard went on to own and operate eBay State Lobster Company of Boston. Richard enjoyed a rich and wonderful life he shared with his wife and their children, traveling, entertaining and fundraising for their charities which included speech, hearing and St. Coletta’s Home.

Richard is survived by his loving two children, his son, James Faro and his wife Lisa of Ipswich; a daughter, Christine Faro of Ipswich; a daughter-in-law, Diane Faro and her husband Brian McManus of Framingham; two brothers, Angelo Faro of Saugus, Sam Faro of Winthrop; six grandchildren, Richard L. Faro, Jennifer Yurovich, Stefanie Faro, Lauren Griffin, Olivia Faro, Christopher Faro; and four great-grandchildren, Blake Faro, Sloan Faro, Leigh Yurovich and Rowan Griffin.

In addition to his beloved wife Christina, he was predeceased by a son, Richard Faro formerly of Medfield; a brother Joseph Faro formerly of Middleton; a twin brother, James of formerly of Melrose; and a sister, Ventura Faro formerly of Wrentham.

His Funeral will be held Friday, July 9 at 9 am from the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich, followed by the celebration of a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, 52 Main Street, Essex. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Interment with Military Honors will be in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery, Ipswich. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be made to Kaplan House, 78 Liberty Street, Danvers, MA 01923.


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