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Richard R. Gingras

1938 - 2016 BRATTLEBORO- Richard R. Gingras, 78, of Whipple Street died unexpectedly September 4, 2016 in the comfort of his home. Richard was born in Claremont, N.H. on June 30, 1938 the son of Desire and Beatrice (Richards) Gingras. He was raised and educated in Claremont attending local schools. He had been employed as an interior decorator for the Brattleboro Retreat for 18 years retiring in 1998. Previously he had worked for the Claremont Woven Label Co. and Dartmouth Woolen Mill also in Claremont. Richard was a communicant of St. Michael's Catholic Church and was a member of the former Green Mountain Squares Square Dance Club. He was a gentle soul who loved animals, especially his pets. Of his other leisure time activities, he enjoyed travel, walking, kayaking and collecting classic cars which years ago he owned several first rate models. He is survived by a niece, Joanne; nephews, Robert and John and their families; and his close friend and companion, Frances Church whom he spent many happy years with. He will be missed by many people. He was predeceased by one brother, Gerald Gingras and a sister, Elaine Godin. FUNERAL SERVICES: Funeral services will be held at a later date. Richard had generously donated his remains to Harvard Medical School in Boston. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be made to a . To sign an online register book or send messages of e-condolence please visit www.atamaniuk.com
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Sept. 10, 2016
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