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Richard J. Bosse

September 10, 1933 ~ June 22, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old


Montville- Richard J. ”Dick” Bosse, 89, of Montville, Ohio passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2023 at Maplewood of Chardon. Richard was born on September 10, 1933 in Euclid, Ohio the son of the Late Romeo and Ida (nee: Charette) Bosse of Montville, Ohio.

He was a proud United States Marine Veteran of the Korean War, for which he received a Purple Heart. After his honorable discharge he married the late, Julia Cerbin in March of 1956.

Richard went on to retire from the International Operating Engineers Local 18. He and Julia spent many winters at their home on the Silver Dollar Ranch in Oddessa, Florida, with their Golden Retriever, Major.

He enjoyed parachute jumping and was also an avid trap and skeet shooter, known for shooting skeet from his hip. Richard took pride in his lawn on Route 6 “Gar Hwy” and always kept it looking its best at all times.

He is survived by his children, Rick (Melissa) Bosse of Montville, Trent (Donna) Bosse of Rome, Mona (Dave) Seiler of Montville; friend and companion, Joan Neely; sisters, Doris (Claude) Ham of Modesto, CA and Dianne Bosse of Huntsburg; grandchildren, Cheyanne Bosse, Garrett Bosse, and Bradley Seiler; great-grandchildren, Brantley and Gracie Seiler; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Romeo and Ida Bosse; wife, Julia Bosse; and a grandson, Brenan Seiler.

A celebration of life service will be held, Thursday, June 29, 2023 at 7PM at Paine Funeral Home, Inc., 140 E. Main St., Orwell, Ohio, 44076, where friends and family will gather from 5PM until time of service at 7PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in his memory may be given to the Hospice of the Western Reserve.

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June 29, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Paine Funeral Home
140 E Main Street
Orwell, OH 44076

Celebration of Life
June 29, 2023

7:00 PM
Paine Funeral Home
140 E Main Street
Orwell, OH 44076


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