Richard C. Pellegrino Jr.August 19, 1985 ~ December 31, 2017 (age 32)
Mr. Richard C. Pellegrino Jr., 32, of Newton Highlands MA and formerly of Hopedale MA died unexpectedly on Sunday (December 31, 2017).
Mr. Pellegrino was born in Framingham MA, the son of Richard and Diane M. (Flynn) Pellegrino. He attended the Clough Elementary School in Mendon MA and also public schools in Easton PA. He was a graduate of Nipmuc Regional High School, Class of 2004 and had attended Berklee School of Music
Mr. Pellegrino had been a self employed musician who also worked part-time at repairing guitars. He had worked at various Starbucks locations over the past 12 years.
Mr. Pellegrino liked to travel. He also enjoyed photography and had a keen interest in urban architecture.
Along with his beloved parents who reside in Leesburg VA, he is survived by 1 Sister: Amanda Pellegrino and her husband Gregory Steinhilber and 1 Nephew: Vincent Steinhilber, all of Ashburn VA; his Maternal Grandmother: Mary (Realini) Jackson of Hopedale MA; several aunts, uncles & cousins.
Richard was the grandson of the late Timothy Jackson and the late Gerald and Marie (Mazzenga) Pellegrino.
Funeral services will be held Thursday (January 4th) at 11am at the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA. Burial will follow in Hopedale Village Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Wednesday (January 3rd) from 4pm to 7pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Worcester Firefighters IAFF Local #1009, 625 Chandler Street, Worcester MA 01602 or @ www.iaff1009.org or to Veterans Inc., 69 Grove Street, Worcester MA 01605 or at www.veteransinc.org .