Richard D. Sutherland, 80, of Hopedale, passed away, June 27, 2017 at the Blaire House of Milford. He is the husband of Mary E. (Lehman) Sutherland for 40 years. He was born in Woonsocket RI, son of the late Leo and Cecile (Archambault) Sutherland and lived in Woonsocket RI before moving to Hopedale in 1978. He was educated at Mount St. Charles and Rhode Island School of Design. Mr. Sutherland owned and operated Sutherland Construction until his retirement. The Sutherland family would like to thank the entire staff at the Blaire House of Milford for the care and attention they gave to Richard.
In addition to his wife he is survived by his children, Michael Sutherland and his wife Julie of Bellingham, Linda and her husband Ray Kiley of Woonsocket RI, step children, Gaye and her husband Michael Forand of Bellingham, Guyanne Dupree of Leicester, Guy Hoffmaster and his wife Diane of Milford, 12 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.He was predeceased by his children, James Sutherland and Brenda Sutherland and step son, Michael Jordan.
The funeral will be private and the burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to the Blaire House of Milford 20 Claflin St. Milford MA. 01757 or to the Compassionate Care Hospice Foundation 248 East Chestnut Hill Rd. Newark DE. 19713. Arrangements are under the direction of the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. Milford MA.