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Richard “Dick” Pringal

Birth Date: December 27, 1933
Death Date: May 12, 2019

Richard James Pringal, better known to his family and friends as “Dick,” passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Sunday, May 12, 2019 following some recent health challenges.  He was 85 years old.

Dick was born on December 27, 1933 in Hartford, Connecticut, the proud son of Irene (Gormley) and Josias Pringal.  He was a graduate of Meridien High School, Class of 1952, in Meridien, Connecticut and then enlisted in the United States Navy.  Dick spent his working life in sales in the steel industry and later served as an elected member of the City Council in Meridien, Connecticut.  He enjoyed spending his retired years in the Florida sunshine.

Dick leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Nancy Ann (Maciejko) Pringal; his sons Joel, John, Jeff and Stanley and step-daughters Kimberly and Jennifer.  Dick also leaves behind his sister Judith, a large extended family and a great many people who were glad to meet him along life’s path.  Dick will be warmly remembered and greatly missed by all he knew.

Local funeral services are private.  Arrangements for Dick’s final care have been entrusted to Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 1589 Colonial Boulevard, Fort Myers, Florida 33907, (239) 936-0555.

A Memorial Service for Dick is being planned by the family and will take place in Connecticut in the near future.  Please check with a family member for more information concerning when this ceremony will be celebrated.

To share a story or photo, leave a tribute or to offer condolences to the family at this difficult time please visit Dick’s memorial webpage at and sign his guestbook.

All services are private.
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