Charles Richard, 89, of Dieppe, NB, passed away on Thursday, December 10th, 2020, at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Center surrounded by his family.
Born December 20th, 1930 in Atholville, N.B, and raised in St-Raphael, P.E.I.
He was the son of the late Augustin and the late Théodosie (née: Arsenault) Richard.
Charles had worked on the construction of St George Foods (Moncton). Upon completion of the building he became a butcher with them for a total of 45 years (Atlantic Wholesalers). He was also a member of the Club d’Age d’Or, Dieppe.
He is survived by three daughters: Claudette (Rej) Lanteigne of Truro, N.S., Diane (Mike) Myers and Lise Richard both of Dieppe; his three sons: Robert (Dianne Gosselin) of Dieppe, Jean-Guy (Charline Cormier) of Sherbrooke, QC and Paul (Lise Page) of Dieppe; his two sisters: Léonie (late Wilfred Gallant) of Mont-Carmel and Rita (Paul-Émile Boudreau) Arsenault of Dieppe; his brother, René (Sylvina Arsenault) Richard of Wellington P.E.I.; his sister-in-law, Aline Richard (Arsenault) of Wellington P.E.I.; his six grandchildren: Marc-André(Tania Roy), Jacqueline (Adam Kennedy), Dominick (Daniella Bibeau), Marc (Mélanie Paulin), Justin (Martine Melanson) and Louis; his two great grandchildren: Samuel and Mégane; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Antoinette (nee: Gallant) 2013 and three brothers: Sylvère, André (late Evelyn Finnan) and Johnny.
Masks are mandatory and social distancing must be respected.
Visitation will be held from the Chartersville Funeral Home, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe (857-1901), on Saturday, December 19th, 2020 from 9 am to 11 am.
A private service by invitation will be held.
The service will be livestreamed at 11am, link below to register and view.
Interment in Notre Dame du Calvaire Cemetery.
Donations to the CHU Dumont Foundation Palliative Care or the Canadian Red Cross would be greatly appreciated by the family.
The family would like to thank the staff of Auberge du Soleil and the Palliative Care Unit at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Center Hospital.
Arrangements entrusted to Chartersville Funeral Home, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB (857-1901)