Richard “Dick” Dichiara

By From page A2 | July 10, 2013

Richard Dichiara

1942 — 2013

Richard W. “Dick” Dichiara passed away unexpectedly on July 2, 2013, after a tragic accident. He was the beloved husband of Ramona (Frostie) Dichiara for 49 years; loving father of Duane (Valerie) Dichiara and Lisa (Bob) Kramer; and adored grandfather of Ella and Wills Dichiara of Sacramento and Carlee Ray Kramer of Placerville. He was preceeded in death by his parents, Frank and Dorothy Dichiara.

Dick spent his life and career working with kids. He was a teacher, coach, counselor, vice principal and principal working at Delta High School, Ponderosa, El Dorado and Union Mine for a total of 36 years. He coached football, baseball and girls’ basketball before retiring. He attended Sacramento High School and Sacramento State College, where he played baseball.

A viewing was held on Monday, July 8, at Naumans on Freeport Blvd., in Sacramento. There will be a celebration of Dick’s life on July 13 at 3 p.m., at the Dante Club in Sacramento. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Dick Dichiara Memorial Scholarship Fund via El Dorado Savings Bank at 4040 El Dorado Road in Placerville.


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