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Richard C. Landry

1944 - 2014 TROY Richard C. Landry, 70, passed away on Dec. 17 after a long illness. Born in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. on Apr. 5, 1944, Richard was the son of the late Harry and Dorothy (Winton) Landry. He graduated from Troy High School and was a member of the Class of 1962. Following his graduation, he served his country in the Navy from 1962 until being honorably discharged in 1966 and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. Richard was retired from Rensselaer County where he was employed for 20 years. He was a member of the American Legion, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the Center Brunswick Rod and Gun Club and the Taconic Gun Club. He loved the ocean, working on his train set with his grandchildren, fishing, hunting and working in his wood shop. He is survived by his wife, Jane; his children, Kimberly Richburg and her husband, Michael, of Williston, Vt., Kari Larkin and her husband, John, of South Burlington, Vt., Kurt Landry and his wife, Heather, of Hoosick Falls, N.Y.; stepchildren, Suzette Somers and her husband, Ken, of Va., and Robert Blanchard and his wife, Julie, of Md.; grandchildren, Ryan, Marissa and Max Landry, Kathleen and Jack Richburg, John and Andrew Larkin; stepgrandchildren, Caroline and Madison Somers; brothers, Thomas and Charles; nieces and nephews, Tom, Susan, Charlie, Sarah and Jennifer. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, Dec. 22 at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Church, 55 North Lake Avenue, Troy. Interment will follow at 12 p.m. in the Gerald B.H. Solomon-Saratoga National Cemetery. Friends are invited and may also visit at the church on Sunday from 7 - 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers and to remember Dick in a special way, please make a donation to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Attn: Honor and Memorial Gifts, P.O. Box 1245, Albert Lea, MN 56007-9976. Visit www.parkerbrosmemorial.com to light a candle, leave a message of sympathy and for directions.
Published in Bennington Banner on Dec. 19, 2014
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