Richard Allon Royal



WELLESLEY, MASS. — Richard Allon Royal passed away peacefully at the age of 91 in his home where he had resided for 53 years in Wellesley, Mass., on Oct. 30, 2014. He also maintained a summer cottage at Shady Nook in Trenton.

He was the beloved husband of the late Ernestine (Shea) Royal; father of Stephen Royal and his wife, Marian, of Farmington, N.H., Cynthia Lowe of Natick, Mass., and the late Jonathan Royal; grandfather of Daryl and Adrienne Royal, Andrew and Jennifer Royal, Christopher and Timothy Lowe; brother of Barbara Roy and Barry Royal of California; the son of the late Bernice and Kenneth Royal,

Richard was raised in Ellsworth and Scarborough. After serving in the Navy during World War II, he graduated from University of Maine with a degree in civil engineering in 1951. He retired in 1992 as president of Horn Bldg. Co. in Cambridge, Mass. Richard was a 50-year Master Mason member of Lygonia Lodge in Ellsworth.

A service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014, at the Shea lot in Woodbine Cemetery.


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