Richard S. Marchisio, Jr. 3/21/2012 Rochester, MA

Richard S. Marchisio, Jr., 49, of Rochester died suddenly Wednesday, March 21,2012. He was the husband of the late Nancy (Harrington) Marchisio and loving father of Sarah Rea and Christian Deane, both of Rochester, and nephew of John and Gabrielle Deane of Westchester, PA. He is also survived by his companion and pal, Jacquelyn Bassett and her girls Bethanie and Melissa.

Born in New Bedford, MA, the son of the late Richard and Elizabeth (Deane) Marchisio. He has lived in Rochester for more than 25 years.

A 1984 graduate of Providence College, he spent his entire career in the insurance industry. Most recently as the owner of Marchisio Insurance Agency, a firm he founded in 1995 in New Bedford.

His passions were his family, friends, cooking, skiing, being outdoors, traveling and enjoying life to its fullest by bringing smiles to the faces of those around him.

His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, March 26h at 11 AM at St. John Neumann Church, East Freetown. Visiting hours will be on Sunday, March 25th from 4-7 PM at the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rich and Nancy’s memory to Sarah’s Pan-Mass Challenge effort by donating online to rider number 75275-6 ( or send a check to the Marchisio Insurance Agency, 928 Ashley Blvd. New Bedford, MA 02745, made out to the Pan-Mass Challenge.

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