Obituary: Richard A. Marcella

Richard A. Marcella, at 66
Richard “Ricky” A. Marcella died April 15 at age 66. A lifelong resident of Hull, he worked for the MBTA and also as a bail commissioner for the Hingham District Court. 
Mr. Marcella enjoyed living by the ocean, washing his car, being Santa to many families over the years, staying active, taking long walks, biking, and travel. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, strength, strong work ethic, caring nature, and compassionate heart. 
Mr. Marcella’s family was the focal point of his existence. He adored his children, grandchildren, and especially his beloved wife of 47 years, Janice [Comeau]. The loving father of Leslie Proteau and her husband Brian of Vermont, Patricia Marcella of South Boston, Christine Marcella and Richard A. Marcella, Jr. and his wife, Meghan, all of Weymouth; he was the brother of Ronald Marcella of Hull, Paul Marcella of Marshfield, and the late Phillip “Skip” Marcella and Robert “Captain Bob” Marcella. Mr. Marcella was Grampy to Amber, Andrew, Ashley, Robert, and Broden. He also leaves many nieces, nephews, and extended family members. 
Services have been held. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or St. Mary’s Parish, PO Box 565, Hull, MA 02045.