Rousseau, Richard L.
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Richard L. Rousseau, 79, of Danbury, beloved husband of Irene Dachenhausen Rousseau, died on June 30, 2014 at Masonicare, Newtown. He was born on March 4, 1935, son of the late Jean Leon and Jeannette (Donnelly) Rousseau.
Richard worked as a mechanical engineer at Unimation for many years. He later retired from Miller Stephenson, Danbury. Richard had attended the First Assembly of God Church in Brookfield. He worked hard to provide for his family and enjoyed taking care of others. Richard liked to build bird houses. He was an avid reader and was very knowledgeable.
Along with his cherished wife Irene of 49 years, he will be sadly missed by his son David Rousseau of Danbury, Step son of Dale Baker of Danbury, Step daughter Dawn Baker of Port Crane, NY; his brother Milton Rousseau, sisters Betty Jean Potoczek, and Marilyn Ross; grandchildren David and Derek Rousseau, his nephew Leon Rousseau and many other nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held on Thursday, July 3 1:00 pm at State Veterans Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown.
Memorial contributions may be made in Richard's name to: Wounded Warrior Project, 150 Cambridge Park Drive, Suite 202, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140.
To light a candle of hope and remembrance please visit our website at www.CornellMemorial.com
Cornell Memorial Home Inc
247 White St Danbury, CT 06810
Published in News Times on July 1, 2014