Richard A. Dovidio of Waxahachie, TX (formerly of Somerville, MA) passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on May 9, 2022, at the age of 70. Beloved husband to Donna (Vitiello) Dovidio, Loving father of Dawn Killoren and her husband Derek of Waxahachie, TX, Richard Dovidio Jr. and his wife Jennifer of Red Oak, TX. Beloved Son of the late Florence (Salani) Dovidio and Antonio Dovidio. Brother of Robert Dovidio of Somerville, MA. Proud Papa of Kaylyn, Domenic, Olyvia, and Giana. Rick is also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. Former employee of Ames Safety Envelope/Color-File for 40 years. Proud member of the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 27 of Somerville, where he enjoyed cooking on Saturdays for all members.