Father Richard A. Delisle, M.S.

ATTLEBORO, Mass. — Father Richard A. Delisle M.S., 85, of La Salette Shrine passed away June 22 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro.

He was born on March 15, 1931 in Cohoes, N.Y., son of 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 James L. 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 Father Delisle’s last assignments he was named parochial vicar at the Sacred Heart Parish in Lebanon, N.H. in 1999 and assigned to the La Salette community in 2011 in Attleboro.

Father 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. 

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated June 27 at the La Salette Shrine Church in Attleboro. Burial services followed at the La Salette Shrine Chapel in Enfield, N.H.

To sign an online guest book for Father Delisle, please visit www.sperry-mchoul.com.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Sperry McHoul Funeral Home, North Attleboro.

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