Meara, Richard J. “Bubba”, of Malden, formerly of Cambridge, October 30, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Jean T. (Coffey) Meara. Devoted father of Joseph G. Meara, Patricia Cappello, Richard M. Meara, and his wife Betty, all of Malden and Dr. Morgan J. Meara, and his wife Judy of Fall River. Further survived by 14 loving grandchildren and 3 loving great grandchildren. Funeral from the Keefe Funeral Home, 2175 Massachusetts Ave. CAMBRIDGE, Friday, November 3rd, at 9 AM. Followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. John the Evangelist Church, 2254 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday 4 - 8 PM. Services will conclude with burial at Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. It has been requested that memorial contribution may be made in Richard’s name to the ALS Association of MA, 685 Canton St. Suite 103, Norwood, MA 02062. For directions or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.keefefuneralhome.com.