Peacefully passed away at the Sault Area Hospital on Wednesday May 8th, 2019 at the age of 78. Dear and special friend of Dorothy Taylor. Father of Lori-Rae McGrath (Murray) and Alexander Delabbio (Melissa). Proud grandfather of Amelia and Savannah. Predeceased by his parents, Umberto and Margaret (nee Kerr). Survived by his brother, Gordon Delabbio (Carol) and family. In keeping with Richard’s wishes, there will be no visitation or service. Cremation has taken place. A private celebration of his life will be held at his beloved camp on Desberats Lake. Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 215 St. James St, 705-759-8456.