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Pontes, Richard John, age 82, of Arlington, formerly of Cambridge, on August 4, 2014.  Cherished husband of Margaret (Peggy Kelley) Pontes.  Loving father and father-in-law of Patricia and David Haviland, Valerie and Dennis Coll, Regina Pontes and his late son Richard James Pontes.  Devoted grandfather of Michael and Kathryn Haviland & Daniel and Elizabeth Coll.  Beloved brother-in-law of Jim, Ray, Ruth, Kathleen, Ellen, Christine, Virginia and the late Mary, Tom, Franny, Audrey and George.  Dear son of the late Mary (Costa) and Manuel Pontes of Cambridge. Visiting hours at Rogers and Hutchins Funeral Home, 292 Mass Ave., Arlington, Saturday 8:30 to 10:30 AM followed by a funeral mass at 11:00 at St. Eulalia‚Äôs Church, 50 Ridge St., Winchester. Burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. Richard proudly served his country during the Korean War as a Staff Sergeant in the US Army. Lifetime member of the Disabled Veterans of America and the Arlington Lodge of Elks. Retired employee of the US Postal Service. Memorial donations in memory of Richard may be made to: VNCH, 37 Broadway, Arlington 02474 or EWTN, c/o Fr. Joseph Mary, Old Leeds Rd, Irondale, AL 35210. 

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# Daniel DiGregorio 2014-08-09 00:16
Dear Regina,

I am so sorry for your loss. Be assured of my prayers. I remember your father proudly showing your current home. He was always welcoming and ready to laugh. I know he will be dearly missed by your family. My love to you and your mother.

I plan to attend the visiting hours tomorrow.

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