ATTLEBORO – Fr. Richard A. Delisle, M.S., 85, of La Salette Shrine passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro.
He was born on March 15, 1931 in Cohoes, NY son to the late Armand and Anna (Beaulme) Delisle.
He completed all of his formation with the La Salette Fathers and Brothers. On April 25, 1959 he was ordained into the Priesthood in Fall River by Bishop Connolly.
In 1978 he was appointed Superior and in 1982 he was assigned to the La Salette Retreat House in Attleboro. He also was assigned to the La Salette Shrine as treasurer in 1988. In Fr. Delisle’s last assignments he was named Parochial Vicar at the Sacred Heart Church in Lebanon, N.H. in 1999 and assigned to the La Salette community in 2011 in Attleboro.
Fr. Delisle is survived by his brother Thomas and wife Judy Delisle and by his brother in law Tom Carpenter.
He was also brother to the late Armand Delisle and Marie Carpenter.
Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, June 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the La Salette Shrine Church 947 Park St. in Attleboro. A funeral mass will be held on Monday, June 27 at 10 a.m. at the La Salette Shrine Church in Attleboro. Burial services to follow at 3 p.m. at the La Salette Shrine Chapel in Enfield, N.H.
To sign an online guestbook for Fr. Delisle, please visit www.sperry-mchoul.com
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Sperry McHoul Funeral Home 15 Grove St. North Attleboro.