Fernand Joseph Richard Lived in Massachusetts, GM retiree; 74 -- SAINT-LOUIS-de-KENT, New Brunswick, Canada -- Fernand Joseph Richard, 74, of Aldouane, New Brunswick, passed away peacefully at the Villa Maria, Saint-Louis-de-Kent on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Born in Saint-Louis, he was the son of late Prosper and late Domitilde (Bordage) Richard. He immigrated to Massachusetts in 1961 and resided there for over 30 years. He was also employed by General Motors
for over 25 years, until retiring and moving back to Canada. Fernand will be sadly missed by his four children, son Eric Richard and wife, Lisa; daughter, Joanne Morse and her fiance, Brian Jalbert; daughter, Muriel Sousa; son, Mark Richard and wife, Sandi; 10 grandchildren, Jessica, Ashley, Kristen, Nathan, Michael, Ryan, Kelsey, Dwight, Benjamin, Nicholas; and three great-grandsons, Tyler, Brayden, and Mason. Fernand is also survived by nine siblings, Armand, Emile, Yvonne, Clara, Lina, Jean-Baptiste, Emerie, Rosa, Bertha; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Edmond and infant brother, Aurele. Resting at Thompson Memorial Home, Saint-Louis-de-Kent with visitation on Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 11:00 am, St. Louis des Français Roman Catholic Church, Saint-Louis-de-Kent. Arrangements are in care of Thompson's Funeral Home, Richibucto, NB (506-523-4252).