SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

January 7, 2014

Richard M. Cashman, 54


of Fort Myers, FL, formerly of Marblehead — Richard M. “Richie” Cashman, 54, formerly of Marblehead, Mass., passed away on December 21, 2013, at Hope Hospice, Cape Coral, Fla., after a brief illness.

He went to Our Lady Star of the Sea School and graduated from North Shore Regional Vocational School in 1978. He was a proud member of IBEW local 103 in Boston for over 30 years.

Richie is survived by his parents, Paul and Anne (Sullivan) of Ft. Myers formerly of Marblehead; his daughter, Karissa of Ocala, Fla.; his brother, Thomas (Julie); sisters, Judith (Andy) Robinson of Marblehead, and Cynthia (fiancé, Rob Russell) of Seattle, Wash.; and his nephews, Hunter Graves, Matthew and Brian Cashman, all of Marblehead, who fondly referred to him as Uncle Buck.

ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service celebrating Richie’s life will be held at a later date in Marblehead. Contributions may be made in his name to Allie Castner Scholarship Fund, c/o National Grand Bank, 91 Pleasant St., Marblehead, MA 01945, or Hope Hospice, 2430 Diplomat Parkway, Cape Coral, FL 33909. Friends may sign he guest book at www.horizonfunerals.com.