Richard T.




Richard (Dick) T. Twigger, 84, of Poolesville, MD, died on November 3, 2019.

He was the husband of Judith A. Twigger.

Richard served his country in the United States Army in the 82nd Airborne as a paratrooper and was a firefighter for the District of Columbia reaching the rank of captain.

Surviving besides his wife is one daughter, Lynda T. D’Amelio and husband Peter of Poolesville; one brother, Harry Twigger; one sister, Mary Lou Berger of Poolesville and 3 grandchildren, Jami, Ryan and Sam D’Amelio.

He was preceded in death by one son, Richard S. Twigger, two brothers Gilbert and John Twigger and two sisters, Helen Twigger and Virgin Posa.

Family will be receiving friends on Wednesday November 6 from 6-8 PM at the Hilton Funeral Home, 22111 Beallsville Rd. (Rt. 109), Barnesville, MD (

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 noon, on Thursday, November 7, at Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church, 17230 Tom Fox Avenue, Poolesville, MD 20837.

Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Barnesville, MD.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (



Judy, Lynda & Family, We are very sorry to hear of your loss. Dick served his community both in his vocation and in retirement. May Dick, my father and all those former firefighters who have passed recently know we are all better people for having them in our lives. Love to You all

From:  Matt & Sharon Repass

 My prayers are with you Judy and the Twigger family. I have fond memories of my time spent with Dick at many K of C activities. Dick will be missed, but not forgotten...a kind and good man.

From:  Patrick McAleer

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. He was a good man. Love Always, Shawn, Chris, John & Charlotte

From:  D'Amelio Family

 Our deepest condolences to your family. 

From:  The Hilton Family

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