Born in Haute-Aboujagane, NB, on July 15th, 1926, Arthur was the son of the late Aldéric and the late Agnès Richard (nee Cormier).
Before his retirement, Arthur was a carpenter and also worked for CN for many years.
Arthur is survived by his six children, Maurice Richard (Ginette) of Haute-Aboujagane, Nora LeBlanc (Albéo) of Shediac, Léo Richard (Janet) of Shediac, Paul Richard (Brenda) of London, Ont., Louis Richard (Monique) of Haute-Aboujagane, Shirley Cormier (Armand) of Shediac; his brother, Norbert Richard (Florence) of Haute-Aboujagane; his four sisters, Dorilla Dallaire (Aubrey), Florence LeBlanc (late François), Émerise Porelle (late Azor) and Huberte Bourque (Normand) all of Haute-Aboujagane; his friend Rita Wilton; he is also survived by his five loving grandchildren, Mathieu, Renée, Mario, Trever and Jessica; and by several nieces, nephews and friends.
Besides his parents, Arthur was predeceased by his wife Alice Richard (2010), his four sisters, Lucie, Yvonne, Rose and Dorice; his five brothers, Adrice, Eric, Camille, Ulysse and Yvon
As per Arthur’s wishes, there will be no visitation at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Sacré-Coeur RC Church in Haute-Aboujagane on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 11:00am.
The family would like thank all the staff of Palliative Care Unit for the compassionate and loving care that Arthur received.
Donations to the CHU Dumont Foundation (Palliative Care Unit) would be appreciated by the family.
Funeral arrangements under the professional care of
Coopérative Funéraire Passage Funeral Co-operative
3754, Route 134 Shediac Bridge, NB E4R 1T3
Tel: (506) 532-1050