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Richard C. “Dick”, age 79, passed away May 20, 2018.  Korean Era USMC Veteran.  Beloved Husband of Mary C. (nee Johnson) for 55 years, Loving Father of Denise (John) Doherty, Dick (Linda) Dufort, and Chris Dufort, Cherished Grandfather of Collin, Ricky, John, Maura, Kelly, Michael, Matthew, Christopher, Danny and Cailey, Fond Brother of Alice (George) Quenneville, Doris (Tom) Carbon and Robert (Linda) Dufort, preceded in death by his parents Richard and Cecile Dufort,  sisters Theresa (Arthur) Hamlin and Jean (survived by Robert) Worsnop.  Loved by many cherished nieces, nephews and friends.  Richard worked many years at Otto & Sons/Glenmark and at the Elmhurst Park District for 19 years.  He was an avid Notre Dame and Blackhawks fan, a gardener and supporter of veterans.  Visitation at the Pedersen Ryberg Mortuary, 435 N. York St., Elmhurst, IL, on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 3 to 9 p.m.  Funeral Mass Friday, May 25, 2018, 10:00 a.m. at Mary Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, Elmhurst, (please meet at church).  Private Interment at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside, IL.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Pl, Memphis, TN  38105-9959 (  For info 630-834-1133 or