WHATELY - Richard Allard, 57, of Long Plain Road, Whately, died suddenly of a heart condition on Nov. 19, 2012.
Born in Northampton, to Marie and Normand Allard.
He was raised and educated in Hadley. He spent much of his youth working on the family farm. He worked at Blyda Ford, of Northampton, as a mechanic until establishing Allard Brothers Lumber, in Whately, where he worked as the lumber sawyer. He was currently employed at Deerfield Urethane, Inc.
He is survived by his wife, Debbie; sons, Richard, Jr., of Goshen and David of Whately; his siblings, Kathy Allard of Amherst, Norma Winskye of Brownfield, Maine, Joseph of Whately and Gary of Hadley.
He is predeceased by his son Michael.
There will be private funeral services held on Wednesday morning.
Obituary and memorial register at www.douglassfuneral.com
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