MALDEN — Richard A. “Dick” Saulnier, 71, of Malden and formerly of Wakefield, died on Sunday, March 22, at the West Revere Health Center.

Born in Winchester on Jan. 20, 1944, he was the son of the late Laurence F. and Doris L. (Fairfield) Saulnier.

Dick was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1962. He had been a Malden resident for the past 15 years. He had worked as a delivery man for Wakefield Tire and later worked for Sullivan Tire, from which he retired. He enjoyed golfing and bowling in his earlier years.

Dick was the beloved husband of Sheila A. (Richardson) Saulnier and was the loving father of the late Robert Saulnier.

Funeral services were private. Arrangements were in the care of McDonald Funeral Home, Wakefield.