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Richard Donald McAvoy, Sr.


Richard Donald McAvoy, Sr., 75, passed away surrounded by loved ones at Saint Luke’s Hospice House on Friday, March 22, 2019, at 9:06 p.m. Richard was born on February 27, 1944, in Castine, Maine, to parents George Augustus McAvoy and Hazel Violet Lydick who preceded him in death. Surviving siblings include George McAvoy, Peter McAvoy Sr., Brian McAvoy, and Sharon McAvoy. Along with his parents and wife, Linda Mae McAvoy, he was preceded in death by siblings Ralph McAvoy and Paul David McAvoy.

Richard married the love of his life, Linda Mae McAvoy, on May 24, 1964. They lived happily together until her death on July 29, 2013, at the age of 65. They had been married 49 years. Together they had four children; Elizabeth McAvoy-Stark, Richard McAvoy, Jr., Brian McAvoy, and Amber McAvoy-McCullough. His grandchildren include Brandi Potter, Colton Stark, Kaleigh McAvoy, Kyle McAvoy, Sydney McAvoy, Makala McAvoy, Isabella McAvoy, and Daxton McCullough. Richard also had several great-grandchildren including Brody, Liam, Tristan, Avrie, and Theron.


A celebration of life will take place at a later date to allow family and friends from out of town to make travel plans.

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