Richard F. Spinale
Richard F. Spinale, 66, lifelong of Malden, passed away on June
1, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Donna (Vose) Spinale, his
daughter Leeanne Chodrick and her husband Dustin of Townsend,
and his grandchildren Madeline and Jake of Townsend. Richie Born
and raised in Malden, and was son of the late Joseph and Shirley
Spinale. He graduated from Malden High School with the Class of
1973. He went on to have a career working for Verizon until his
retirement. After his retirement Verizon, he took employment
with the Hertz rental company to keep busy. Richie was a
longtime active member of the Malden Elks BPOE #965, and served
two times as Exalted Ruler of the Lodge. He was also a longtime
member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1910 of Malden.
He leaves behind his brothers and their wives, John Spinale of
Peabody, Frank Spinale and his wife Cheryl of Naples, FL, Steven
Spinale of Melrose, Ted Spinale and wife Kathy of Ipswich as
well as many nephews and a niece. He Is also survived by a large
family and many friends. He will be deeply missed by those who
In addition to his parents, Richie was preceded in death by his
brothers Joseph Spinale, James Spinale, and Timothy Spinale. He
was also predeceased by his infant nephew James Spinale.
A memorial wake will be held for Richie at the Weir-MacCuish
Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Saturday,
November 6th, from 4 – 8 PM.
In lieu of Flowers, please make a donation in his name to St.
Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis,