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Richard Louis Davenport
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1913
Randolph
Coos County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 2011
Orrington
Penobscot County
Maine, USA

Richard Louis "Dick" Davenport passed at the age of 98 on July 14, 2011 in Orono, Maine. Richard was born April 11, 1913 in Randolph NH to Louis and Ellen Davenport. He was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Helen Avis Churchill Davenport, and sister Edna Chamberlain. He lived in Rowe MA, attended Charlemont High School and Bliss Business College before moving to Boston to start a long career with H.P Hood and Sons. He retired after a second career of 8 years in mortgage services with Springfield Institute for Savings. Richard and Helen lived 37 years in West Springfield where they spent many summer days playing golf and enjoying cool evenings on the patio. From youth his favorite pastime was hunting followed closely by fishing and pool. In retirement Richard played pool at the West Springfield Senior Center and captained several league teams. He delivered meals-on-wheels into his 90's from the Center. He was a devoted husband and father, loving grandfather and uncle, and quiet friend to all. He is survived by one sister Esther LaPierre of Greenfield MA, three sons, Craig of Tilton NH, Philip (Clyde) of Enfield ME, and Alan and wife Beth of Glenburn ME, 6 grandchildren and 6 great grand-children. His family and friends celebrate the conclusion of a full life marked by order, thoughtfulness, and sportsmanship. Calling hours will be held at Smith-Kelleher Funeral Home, 40 Church Street , Shelburne Falls MA 9-11AM Saturday July 23 followed by a service, and interment in Leavitt Cemetery. Donations in memoriam can be made to West Springfield Council on Aging, 128 Park St., West Springfield MA 01089.

Published in The Republican from July 19 to July 20, 2011



 
 
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 Parents:
  Louis Arnold Davenport (1874 - 1971)
  Ellen Abigail Warner Davenport (1880 - 1966)
 
 Sibling:
  Edna Davenport Chamberlain (1912 - 2007)*
  Richard Louis Davenport (1913 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Leavitt Cemetery
Charlemont
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Beckie Cross
Record added: Jul 23, 2011
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Richard Louis Davenport
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