Cover photo for Richard  J. Begor's Obituary
Richard  J. Begor Profile Photo
1943 Richard 2018

Richard J. Begor

April 4, 1943 — March 27, 2018

ATHOL- Richard J. Begor, Jr., 74, of Athol, died Tuesday, March 27, at Saint Vincent Medical Center, after an illness. Richard was born April 4, 1943, in Gardner, son of the late Richard J. Begor,Sr., and Lillian (Strong) Begor. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a lifetime member of the Wheelerville Community Club, and a member of the Orange Gun Club. He worked for the LS Starrett Company for over 40years before his retirement. Richard was an amateur photographer. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Many memories were made teaching his grandchildren to fish and participating in fishing derbies. He also enjoyed cooking. His amazing clam chowder will be missed by many. He was predeceased by his mother, Lillian, his father, Richard, and his step mother, Evelyn Begor, His son, Michael Begor, died November 14, 2017. He was also predeceased by his brother, Bruce Begor, and two sisters, Kim and Kelly Begor. He leaves his wife of 53 years, Elsa R. (Hastings) Begor; three daughters, Michelle Poor, Kristine Cherbonneau, and Kimberly Dubrule; seven grandchildren, Jacob, Matthew, Andrew, Kyle, Brett, Evan, and Emmery; one brother, Jim Begor and his husband, Larry; one sister, Lynn Munroe and her husband, Bill; one step sister, Linda LeFebre; several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held Friday, April 6, at 11:00 A.M. at the Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen St., Winchendon. A celebration of life will follow at the Wheelerville Community Club, 698 E. Main St., Orange. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Richard's memory to the American Legion Post 102, 325 Pequoig Ave, Athol, MA 01331, or the charity of one's choice. To send an online condolence, please visit www.mackfamilyfh.com. Fiske-Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 New Athol Rd., Orange is directing arrangements.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Richard J. Begor, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Service

Friday, April 6, 2018

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Massachusetts Veteran's Memorial Cemetery

111 Glenallen St., Winchendon, MA 01475

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Celebration

Friday, April 6, 2018

Starts at 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Wheelerville Community Club

698 East Main St., Orange, MA 01364

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Cemetery

Massachusetts Veteran's Memorial Cemetery

111 Glenallen St., Winchendon, MA 01475

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 15

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree