In Loving Memory Of
Carmella Cormier (nee Richard)
1943 - 2022


Born in Moncton on August, 1943 she was the daughter of the late Fidele Richard and Cecile Doiron. Marries Ronald Cormier on June 20, 1970. Died suddenly at her residence at Sunset St., Dieppe, on Thursday, May 12, at the of age 78.

Besides her husband of nearly 52 years, Ronald Cormier, she leaves behind a brother, Alcide Richard (Claudia), of Dieppe, four sisters, Florine Goguen (Raymond), Francine Wedge (Bobby) and Julia St-Amand, all of Moncton, and Huguette Dufresne of Dieppe.

She was predeceased in the grave by two brothers, Ernest and France, as well as two sisters, Zita and Yolande.

Aunt Carm was also greatly appreciated by dozens of nieces and nephews in New Brunswick, in Ontario and in the United States. For them Aunt Carm was like a second mother. Even children which were not family sometimes called her Aunt Carm.

She was particularly proud of her fake grandson, Colin LeBlanc of Notre-Dame-de-Kent, who she babysat from age one until kindergarten. She will however not have the privilege to see her Little Colin receive his medical degree in a few weeks.

She worked for a number of years as a telephone operator with NB Tel in Moncton and was employed with the Department of National Defence beginning in 1975 until the base closed in Moncton in October 1975.

For a number of years, she helped organise a Christmas fund raising dinner for Crossroads for Women sponsored by les Dames d’Acadie de Moncton. She later became a member of the Dames d’Acadie de Dieppe.

She enjoyed her numerous trips to Europe with her husband where they made numerous friends.

She will be remembered for her simplicity, her generosity and her friendship.

The visitations will be held from Passage-Chartersville Funeral Home of Dieppe on Sunday, August 28th, 2022, from 2pm until 4pm and from 7pm to 9pm. The Funeral service will be held the day after Monday, August 29th, 2022 at the Ste-Thérèse-de-l’ Enfant-Jésus RC Church at 11am. Note that there will be no visitation the morning of the Funeral Service. 

A contribution to Carmella’s memory can be made to the CHU Dumont Foundation.

The family invites you to sign a book of condolences at:


Arrangements under the professional care of

Passage Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center,

363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB

(506) 857-1901.

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  1. Julia, Huguette and family I am so sorry for your sad lost of Carmella.
    Sending you prayers and may your memories bring you some Peace.

  2. Nos sympathies a Ronald et toute la famille Richard. Aurele et Florence LeBlanc

  3. Nos sincères condoléances Ronald et la famille Richard.

  4. We love you Carm & Ronnie. I (Chantal) have countless memories of Carm over the years. She was always a big kid and took every opportunity to spoil her nieces and nephews. Federico remembers fondly how warmly she welcomed him into our family and made him feel like he had always been here.
    Sending every ounce of our love to Uncle Ronnie and the rest of our family.

  5. Condolences to Ronald and Carmella’s family on this sad news. Carmella was a kind hearted woman with an enthusiastic smile and conversation each time we met up with her. She will be missed.

  6. Nos sincères sympathies à Ronald et toute la famille. Nos pensées et prières sont avec vous.

  7. Ron: It was with deep sadness that we learned of the passing of your dear wife Carmella. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and Colin at this deep time of sorrow. The wonderful memories that you will cherish will help you through this time of grieving. . Thinking of you. Most sincerely, Chuck & Norma Jeanne Lavoie

  8. Your most sincere condolences Ron and all your family for the loss of your beloved wife.

  9. Ron, C’est avec beaucoup de tristesse que nous avons apris du décès de Carmella. On avait toujours du plaisir a discuter avec elle. Nos plus sincères condoléances à toi et la famille.

  10. Mes sincère sympathies Julia à toi et toute la famille. Tu sera dans nos prières.

  11. Nos sincères sympathies a toute la famille. Vous êtres dans nos prières.

  12. Ronald
    Mes plus Sincères Sympathies pour le décès à Carmella. C’était une femme de grand coeur dont j’ai eu la chance de rencontrer au bowling league. Je pense à toi dans ces temps de tristesse et les jours à venir.

  13. Nos sympathies à toi et aux frères et soeurs de Carmella.Qu’elle Repose en Paix.

  14. Nos sinceres sympathies a Ronald et aussi frère et sœurs de Carmella elle nous sera manqué une grande amie

  15. Mes sincères sympathies à Ron et famille. Une bénévole extraordinaire qui va être beaucoup manqué. Hélène Boudreau 🙏

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