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Richard P. Hight Sr.

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diane fiske
diane fiske
Posted January 27 at 3:14 PM CST
Janice, I am saddened to hear of your loss. You and Richard were such great friends and neighbors to my Grandmother. DIANE FISKE
Laurie & John Hoffman
Laurie & John Hoffman
Posted January 25 at 4:53 PM CST
Janice, I am so very sorry.
Posted January 22 at 7:48 PM CST
Dear Janice - My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family at this sad time. I'm so sorry for your loss. Dick was such a nice person.
Ted Peck
Ted Peck
Posted January 22 at 6:28 PM CST
Janice, We are sorry for the loss and pray for your comfort at this time. We will miss our visiting with Richard. He was a gem!
Posted January 21 at 4:52 PM CST
  Janice, My deepest sympathy to you and your entire family. Richard was such a sweet man and caring soul. My heart goes out to you in this time of loss. Please call me should you need anything at all. 
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Hillary Hamilton Bogard
Hillary Hamilton Bogard
Posted January 20 at 11:36 PM CST
  Janice, My deepest sympathy to you. My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. Dick was a wonderful man and I will always remember the times we talked at Town Hall. Sincerely......Hillary Hamilton Bogard 
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Cathi Catlett
Cathi Catlett
Posted January 20 at 7:08 PM CST
My deepest sympathies to the entire Hight family. Richard will be deeply missed. Cathi Catlett
Mary
Mary
Posted January 20 at 4:18 PM CST
  I would like to offer my deepest condolences and sincerest sympathies to Richard and his entire family, especially to his lovely mother, in the loss of your Dad and husband. Aloha, Mary Whelan Silva 
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Obituary for Richard P. Hight Sr.

Richard Parker Hight, Sr., of Northborough, MA and Cape Rosier, ME, died Thursday, January17, 2013 in Worcester at the UMASS Medical School Hospital as the result of complications from an illness. He was born in Winchester, MA on August 5, 1929, the son of Walter E Hight and Irene Parker MacRae. He is survived by his wife, Janice, and three children: Richard P Hight, Jr of Upton, MA, Judith S Hight of Cazenovia, NY, and William D Hight and his wife Abigail of Freeport, ME. His is also survived by four grandsons and five nieces. His brother, Wendall P Hight, predeceased him.

Dr. Hight was a graduate of Harvard College and Boston University. Dr. Hight retired from Norton Company where he was employed as an optical crystallographer. He was a fifty year member of the Mineralogical Society of America. He served in the Massachusetts National Guard where he was the CO of the 202 RCAT unit. He lectured and taught at various colleges and universities including Tufts College, Boston University, WPI and Clark University. He served the Town of Northborough as Chair of the Earth Removal Board for many years.

His interests included antique automobiles, model aircraft engines, and old tools. He loved Newfoundland dogs, the coast of Maine, and farming.

Calling hours are from 2-4 pm on Monday, January 21 at Hays Funeral Home on Route 20 in Northborough. Services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, January 22 at 10am. Burial will be private.

Contributions in his memory may be sent to the Newfoundland Club of America Health Challenge, 1004 State Rd. 76, Mt. Horeb WI, 48457, or the Northborough Food Pantry, 63 Main St, Northborough, MA 01532. For online condolences, please visit www.haysfuneralhome.com


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