Richard A. Barrett 80 of East Haven passed away December 5, 2021 at home. He was born November 12, 1941 in St. Albans, VT to Ralph and Grace (LaFargue) Barrett. Richard is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 52 years, Marie (Coderre) Barrett and children, Raymond Averitt (Lauren Mancini Averitt) of New Haven, Rose Scinto (Ronnie) of East Haven, Trece BarrettDail (Jerry) of NH, Cynthia Lawler (Michael) of VA and Melissa Aguilar (Edward) of Fairfield. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Chellsey Wieliesz (Raymond), Elizabeth Young (Jonathan), Jaclyn Rosebrock (Justin), Justin Averitt, Tobias Barrett, Jake Aguilar, Teagan Lawler and Leyna Aguilar, along with his great grandchildren, Tyler, Payton, JJ, Greyson and Aubrie and a sister, Mary “Honey” Coderre. Richard is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Ralph and Charlie Barrett. Richard was a proud Marine who honorably served his country for four years. He retired from Atlantic Wire after 30 years of service. He was a member of the VFW, loved working with wood and could fix/build anything. He was a very loved and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He will be missed deeply by all. Family will receive friends from 4 P.M. until the time of service at 6:30 P.M. on Wednesday December 8, 2021 at the Clancy-Palumbo Funeral Home (Clancy Funeral Home), 43 Kirkham Ave., East Haven. All are invited to meet and attend a graveside service with Full Military Honors on Thursday, December 9 at 10 A.M. in the State Veterans Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown CT 06457.