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In Loving Memory of

Richard Harry Maffey

1952 - 2020

Obituary of Richard Harry Maffey

Richard Harry Maffey
January 14, 1952 – July 10, 2020

It is with much sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Rick at home, surrounded by his family, after a long battle with cancer. Beloved husband and best friend of Maryse for 39 years. Loving dad to Nicole of Burlington and Marc of Kitchener. Survived by his brother Murray (Ann) of Victoria, B.C, sister-in-law Helene of Grimsby, nephew Greg (Karen) of Guelph and niece Allison (Dave) of Victoria, B.C. Predeceased by his parents Alice and John Maffey and brother Peter.

Rick graduated from the University of Western Ontario, obtained his CA designation, and proceeded to open his own accounting firm in Burlington. Throughout his life, Rick always enjoyed being outdoors, playing football, golfing, and building lifelong friendships. Later in life, he focused on growing one of the most epic beards ever seen.

Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133) has been entrusted with arrangements. Keeping with Rick’s wishes, cremation has taken place. If desired, donation to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. A celebration of Rick’s life will take place at a later date. Online condolences may be shared to Rick’s tribute page at EssentialsNiagara.com

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Christine Blythe
3 years ago

To Maryse…I am so sorry for your loss…May your monitors ,bring you comfort.
Christine Blythe

Brent Walker
3 years ago

Maryse, Marc, Nicole and family. My sincerest condolences on Rick’s passing. It had been quite some time since I last saw Rick and unfortunately due to illness I had to miss his 60th birthday party. I thoroughly enjoyed the years we had playing touch football. Rick was a natural leader and regardless of the score, he made believers of all of us, that we could win. His enthusiasm and love for the game and his teammates is what I will always remember him for. Just a great guy, who couldn’t wait to drink a beer while standing on his head at every after game party. One of a kind.

Ursula Milek
3 years ago

My heart goes out to you and your family. The first time I met Rick was 40 years ago at my Halloween party in Burlington. Throughout the years we’ve met up at barbecues, house parties and weddings. I will always remember Rick as an easy going guy who was always himself. He will be missed by all.
All my sympathy,
Ursula Milek

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Mike & Bev Harper
3 years ago

I am so very, very sad and sorry for your loss, Maryse. I thought we would have more time with Rick. I hope that you will find strength through your memories and your family. I will miss him.

Varga Family
3 years ago

We offer our deepest condolences to Maryse, Nicole, Marc, and extended family.

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Murray and Ann Maffey
3 years ago

From Brother Murray and Ann – I will miss my weekly phone call but we know Rick is now t peace after his battle with cancer. We will miss you especially when we visit Ontario from time to time.

John and Elaine Dow
3 years ago

Dear Maryse,
We are so sorry to hear of Maff’s passing. John has known Maff since high school. Enclosed is a photo from a backyard party at our home in 2013. Our sincere condolences.

Backyard Party @ John Dow
Tom Smith
3 years ago

So sorr yuto hear about Rick. I didn’t kn ow him well, but he was a great guy, game for anything he could do.

Nancy Kingston
3 years ago

Maryse Nicole and Mark
We are so sorry for your loss… Rick was a great fun guy.. ❤️

Asha Sardesai
3 years ago

Heartfelt condolences to Maryse and family. I had the pleasure of working with him for 7 years. He was a great boss and a very good friend.


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