Philbin Comeau Funeral Home in Clinton MA
  176 Water Street  |  Clinton, MA 01510  |  Phone: 978-365-6872


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Obituary for Richard D. Bashaw

Lancaster – Richard D. Bashaw, 73, passed away on May 29 in Templeton as a result of a car accident.

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Emile and Leontine (Bechard) Bashaw. He was raised and educated in Lancaster and was a graduate of Lancaster High School, Class of 1960. H was a test driver for Michelin Tires at the Smithers Greenville Test Center. Richard was also employed at Digital Print Shop in Maynard, the Colonial Press in Clinton and at Wal-Mart in Leominster. He was an avid sports fan, enjoying NASCAR, the Patriots, Bruins and Celtics but it was all about the Red Sox for him. He loved spending time with his family and his dog Princess. Richard will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Surviving him are his sons, Robert D. Bashaw and his wife Belinda of Gardiner and Richard D. Bashaw, Jr. and his fiancée` Lesley L. Askey of Clinton; his brother Norman Bashaw of Clinton; a granddaughter Maranda Bashaw and his stepchildren, Christoher, Louis, Vincent, James and Anthony Flores

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Monday, June 6 from 5:00PM until 7:00PM at the Philbin Comeau Funeral Home, 176 Water Street, Clinton. A funeral service will follow at 7:00PM in the funeral home. For online condolences please visit
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