Richard A. “Rick” Mini
1953 - 2020
Richard A. “Rick” Mini, a resident of Revere,
passed away on Saturday, January 18th, at the High Point Hospice
House in Haverhill. Richard was born in Everett in 1953, the son
of Joseph and Marjorie Mini. He was raised in Malden, and
graduated from Malden High School with the Class of 1970. He
went on to work for the Malden public school system, starting as
a custodian and working his way up until he ran the Maintenance
Department for the school. After 40 years, he retired from the
city. In 1992, he married his sweetheart, Vilda “Ann” Smith, and
the two first settled down in Malden, before moving to the Jack
Satre House in Revere 6 years ago. The two shared nearly 30
years of marriage together.
Rick was an avid golfer, and was a long time member of the
Nahant Country Club. He was also active in the building where
they lived, serving on the Board of Directors, and getting
together to play cards with his friends that lived there.
He is survived by his wife, Vilda “Ann” Mini, his children,
Denise M. Grieco and husband Augusto of Medford, and Daniel
Scott DiGiacomo, and wife Amy of Thorton, NH., his sisters,
Susan Mastrollie of Melrose and Nancy Hannon of Malden, and his
grandchildren, Cameron, Anthony, Kyle, Bella and Caiden.
In addition to his parents, Rick was preceded in death by his
brother, Joseph Mini Jr.
Funeral services will be held at St. Anthony’s of Padua , 250
Revere Street, Revere, on Wed, Jan 22nd 1t 11 AM. Committal will
Donations in Ricks memory may be made to the American Cancer
Society, 3 Speen St , Suite 250, Framingham, MA 01701.