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Richard J. Alessio

November 1, 1951 — September 29, 2019

Richard J. Alessio, 67, of Hudson, Massachusetts, formerly of Seneca Falls, NY, passed away peacefully on Sunday, (September 29), surrounded by his family.

Family and friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home, 4 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls, NY on Sunday (October 13) from
2 PM to 5 PM. Funeral services and burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the America Diabetes Association, 160 Allens Creek Rd., Rochester, NY 14618, the National Down Syndrome Society, 8 E. 41st St., 8th Floor, New York, New York 10017, or to Doctors without Borders, 40 Rector St., 16th Floor, New York, New York 10006.

Richard was born in Rochester, NY on November 1, 1951 the son of the late James & Phyllis (Carey) Alessio. He grew up in Romulus before moving to Seneca Falls. He graduated from Mynderse Academy in 1969 and furthered his education at Rutgers University and the University of Massachusetts-Boston to earn a Bachelor of Arts in English with a certificate in Russian Studies. An excellent athlete as a young man, his later years were characterized by a deep love for his family and a devotion to learning. Because he loved books, working in the Boston University African Studies Library prior to his retirement was a great fit for Richard. His greatest joy was his role as a husband & father.

He is survived by:
His wife: Linda Wells of Hudson, MA.
2 sons - Dominic Alessio - Marlborough, MA.
Julio Alessio - Shirley, MA.
1 daughter, Alejandra Alessio - Boston, MA.
1 grandson - Alejandro Alessio
2 sisters - Judy (Robert) Palmateer, Canandaigua, NY
Stacey (James) Anderson - Seneca Falls, NY
2 brothers - Michael Alessio - Seneca Falls, NY
Tom Alessio - Seneca Falls, NY
Several nieces and nephews.
Please consider leaving a condolence in memory of Richard at:

Service Details.


When: Sunday, October 13th, 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Doran Funeral Home
Address: 4 East Bayard Street Seneca Falls, NY 13148

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