Richard M. Souto

Richard M. Souto, 76, of Seekonk, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the loving husband of Deborah (Portella) Souto.

Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Manuel and Edith (Medeiros) Souto. Richard was a truck driver in the foodservice industry and a member of the Teamsters Union Local 251 before a disability led him to retirement. He was an avid billiards player and a member of the American Pool Players Association as well as a HUGE fan of the New York Yankees. He enjoyed working on his yard, landscaping and gardening. He loved spending time with his family, camping and traveling. Richard was a funny, loveable husband, father and grandfather. He will be truly missed by all.

Besides his wife, he leaves three daughters, Christine Ferri and her husband Thomas of Seekonk, Sherri Ferri of Burrillville and Stephanie Souto of Seekonk. He also leaves five grandchildren, Brianna Gannon, Kylie Ferri, Cameron Ferri, Andrew Ferri and Isabella Procter and one brother, Ronald Souto of Seekonk.

His funeral will be held on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 10:00 AM with a service at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 4-8 PM.


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