Richard H. Dempsey, Jr. a retired Police Officer in the Town of Stoughton, died Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Brockton Hospital after contracting Covid 19. He is survived by his longtime companion Joanne Czerwonka of Brockton. Born in Boston, son of the late Richard H. and Virginia (Doran) Dempsey, he was raised and educated in Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton High School. He was a resident of Stoughton for many years and before moving to Brockton six years ago. He worked as a Patrolman in Stoughton for many years and retired several years ago. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing, riding his motorcycle and spending time with his family and friends.
Rick was the father of Amy L. Tarani and her husband Robert of Medford and Kristen L. Dempsey and her longtime partner Bryan Hogan of Brockton. He was the grandfather of Nicole and Ava Tarani and Rylie and Dylan Berg. He is also survived by his sister Deborah Dempsey of Easton and several cousins.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, private family services were held with a celebration of life to be held in the future.