In Loving Memory of Richard M. Treco

April 10, 1921
Dorchester, MA
April 22, 2018
Fairfield, CT
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Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Wednesday 5-8PM

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

April 25, 2018




Family Gathering


American Red Cross

P.O. Box 37839,
Boone IA 50037-0839

Richard M. Treco

Richard Mitchell Treco, Age 97, longtime resident of Fairfield, passed away peacefully on Sunday April 22, 2018. Richard was born on April 10, 1921 in Dorchester, MA to Rhea (Dodds) Treco and Richard Mitchell Treco Sr. and was the eldest of 5 children including Lorraine, Ruth, Rosalie, and Roberta. Richard graduated from Lehigh University with a Bachelors of Science in Engineering (Metallurgy) and then went on to work for the U.S. Government during WWII, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Bridgeport Brass Company, Olin and American Can Company. Richard loved spending time with family and friends, and stayed active with his numerous hobbies, which included working on the computer, reading, playing the organ, woodworking, astrology and tinkering with everything around the house. He is pre-deceased by his parents Rhea and Richard, sister June, and his two wives, Helen and Boguslawa. Richard is survived by his sisters Lorraine, Ruth and Roberta, his daughters Sherry and Valerie, her husband Jason, and their daughter Riley, as well as extended family. Friends may greet his family on Wednesday April 25, 2018 from 5pm to 8pm at the Spear Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road in Fairfield. Burial will be held privately at Oaklawn Cemetery in Fairfield on Thursday morning. In lieu of flowers his family requests donations to be made to the American Red Cross in Richard’s honor. Condolences may be left at or with the family directly.

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3 Guestbook Entries for Richard M. Treco

  1. I am so sorry for your loss. He was loved by many Residents and Associates here are Brightview on New Canaan. It was an honor to have known him. My deepest sympathies to all of your family.

    Thomas Ruggiero

  2. Dear Val, Jason & Riley – you all know he was a special man and I know you will miss him as we all will. He loved being a Grandfather, Father and husband to 2 wonderful women…
    My sincere condolences and love,
    Jan Schaner

  3. It was a pleasure to know your dad Val and spending Easter with him and the family. Sending my love.
    Aunt Joanne