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Richard L. Simard

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Richard L. Simard, 79, of Medway, died Saturday, April 4, 2015 surrounded by his loving family at the Medway Country Manor. He was the beloved husband of Patricia A. (Carey) Simard who died in 2002. Born in Richmond Hills Queens, New York on August 11, 1935, he was the son of the late Romeo and Lola (Sutton) Simard. Mr. Simard was a resident of Medway since 1966. He grew up in Boston, graduated from the Cathedral High School in 1953 and attended Wentworth Institute. He proudly served in the Army during the Korean War. Mr. Simard worked as an engineer at Raytheon Corporation for 50 years retiring in 2007. He was an active parishioner at St. Joseph Church in Medway where he was a member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Joseph Band and served as a Eucharistic Minister. Mr. Simard loved travelling, the outdoors and hiking. He also enjoyed skiing and attending the theatre and Boston Pops, but most importantly he enjoyed playing with his grandchildren. He is also survived by three children, Donna White and her husband Paul of West Barnstable, Lisa Simard of Medway and Rick Simard and his wife Linda of Medway. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Michelle and Michael Barney and Kevin Doyle and a dear friend Eileen Phillips of Medway. He was the brother of the late Robert Simard and Julie Clark. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral from the Ginley Crowley Funeral Home, 3 Barber St. in Medway (www.ginleyfuneralhomes.com) on Thursday, April 9 at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Joseph Church, 151 Village St. in Medway at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Medway. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 6 - 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Mr. Simards memory to the , 480 Pleasant St., Waltham ,MA 02472.

Published in The Country Gazette from Apr. 7 to Apr. 14, 2015
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