OBITUARY: Richard W. Stuart, 48

The obituary below is from Nichols Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Richard W. Stuart, age 48, of Wilmington, MA, died on Sunday, May 31, 2020 after a long and strong battle with brain cancer.

Rich was born on April 25, 1972 in Beverly, MA to the late Richard W. Stuart and his loving mother, Celia Stuart. He grew up in a wonderful neighborhood in the town of Wilmington, where he graduated from Wilmington High in 1990. Following graduation, Rich went to Fitchburg State and graduated with a degree in Construction Management.

In 1998, Rich opened his own company, Triton Construction Management and built that business to one of the more successful companies in the area. Rich met his wife, Jane, and had two amazing kids, Richie and Willie. He built his own home and they settled in Wilmington for the last 19 years. Aside from coaching his kid’s athletics, which he thoroughly enjoyed, Rich’s interests included the Patriots, spending time at his lake house, snowmobiling, boating, and grilling poolside.

Rich is survived by his loving wife, Jane (Gilfoyle) Stuart, of Wilmington, formerly of Winthrop, his two sons, Richie and Willie of Wilmington, his mother, Celia Stuart, of Reading, MA, his brother, Michael Stuart and his wife Hawli Stuart of Andover, MA, his brother, Ryan Stuart, of North Reading, MA, his father-in-law John J. Gilfoyle of Winthrop, his sister-in-law Cathy Stapleton & her husband Patrick, as well as all his nieces and nephews. Rich was predeceased by his mother-in-law, Inge Gilfoyle.

Family and friends are invited to Calling Hours on Thursday, June 4, 2020 from 4PM to 8PM at the Nichols Funeral Home 187 Middlesex Avenue, Wilmington, MA 01887. All guests attending the visitation are asked to remain in their vehicles until a funeral attendant escorts you into the funeral home. Masks are required in the funeral home. A Funeral Mass will take place at 10AM on Friday June 5th at Parish of the Transfiguration, St. Thomas Church, 126 Middlesex Avenue, Wilmington, MA 01887. Interment to follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations in Rich’s name may be made to National Brain Tumor Society, 55 Chapel St Suite 200, Newton, MA 02458. Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Nichols Funeral Home, Wilmington.

Richard Stuart
Richard W. Stuart

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