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Obituary for Richard J. Irvin

Dateline: Sanford, ME

Richard J. Irvin, son of the late John Irvin and Joan Donahue and stepson of the late Richard Donahue, passed away at St. Andre’s Health Care in Biddeford on Tuesday, October 31, 2023.

He was born and raised in Lynn, MA and graduated from Lynn English, Class of 1972.

Richard was a letter carrier for the Marblehead Post Office for 27 years. After retiring, he moved to Maine where he has lived for nine years.

He was a devout Roman Catholic and attended Mass twice weekly. He enjoyed walking and all types of sports. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Sanford.

He leaves his sister, Carol, and his pet Brody. He also leaves many friends, especially the Saracino, Theriault, and Linnane families.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, November 3, 2023 at 11AM at Holy Spirit Parish, St. Mary’s Church, 236 Eldridge Road, Wells.

To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Richard ’s Book of Memories Page at

Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial at Autumn Green, 47 Oak St, Alfred, ME 04002.