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Maureen C. Richter

d. April 20, 2024

Maureen C. Richter

Richter, Maureen C. (O’Malley) of Braintree, passed away after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer on April 20, 2024. She was 72.

Maureen, a beacon of love and resilience, passed away surrounded by her cherished family, leaving behind a legacy of kindness, passion, and an indomitable spirit. A graduate of Chandler Secretarial School Class of 1972, she dedicated her life to nurturing others, both through her professional role as a teacher’s aide in the Braintree Public School System and in her personal life.

In 1982, Maureen embarked on a beautiful journey of love and companionship, marrying the love of her life. Together, they celebrated 42 years of marriage, filled with shared dreams, laughter, and an unwavering commitment to each other. Her role as a mother was one she held most dear; her son Jason was the epitome of her world. Maureen’s love for her family was her guiding force, and she instilled in them the values of care and compassion that she lived by every day.

An adventurous soul, Maureen’s passion for travel saw her exploring the magical realms of Disney, the historical grandeur of Washington D.C., and the exotic landscapes of Thailand. These journeys were not just trips; they were chapters in her story, filled with wonder, learning, and the joy of discovery. Maureen’s heart was a wellspring of caring and thoughtfulness. To know her was to know kindness incarnate, as she touched the lives of all who crossed her path. Her presence was a gift to this world, one that will be dearly missed but fondly remembered by all who had the fortune to feel her warmth.

A warrior in the truest sense, Maureen battled cancer with a courage that inspired everyone around her. Since December of 1999, she faced each challenge with a warrior’s heart and a loving soul, never allowing her illness to dim the light of her spirit. Her will to live was a testament to her strength, and her fighting spirit a reflection of her deep-seated passion for life. Maureen’s life was a tapestry woven with threads of love, kindness, and passion. Her unwavering positivity in the face of adversity, her nurturing nature as a devoted wife and mother, and her zest for life’s adventures are the hallmarks of her remarkable journey.

As we bid farewell to Maureen, we celebrate a life lived with fullness and grace. She was the embodiment of love, a kindred spirit who enriched the lives of those around her, and a passionate soul who embraced each day with open arms. While we mourn her absence, we take solace in the countless memories and the enduring impact of her love. Maureen’s story does not end here; it continues in the hearts of those she loved and the lives she touched. Her enduring spirit will forever be a guiding light, reminding us of the strength of love, the power of kindness, and the courage to face each day with a warrior’s heart. Maureen’s legacy will continue to inspire, her memory a cherished treasure for generations to come

Loving wife to Douglas Richter of Braintree. Cherished mother to Jason Richter and his wife Kim of Easton. Doting Nana to Jaden, Grayson, and Jaxon. Beloved sister to John O’Malley of FL, Kevin O’Malley of FL, Stephen O’Malley of Blackstone, MA, and Barbara O’Malley of S. Weymouth. Also survived by many near and dear friends, including her cousin, Mary Ann Connolly.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Weymouth on Friday, May 10 at 10:30 AM, with a brief visitation prior in the church from 9:45-10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Maureen’s name may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.

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