At the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital on Wednesday August 28, 2019 Alfred Anthony Richard of Fredericton passed away at the age of 90. Born in Rogersville, NB, he was a son of the late Alyre and Melina (Miallet) Richard. Alfred was a retired mason and carpenter, having worked at one point for Fredericton Housing for 8 years from 1960 – 1968. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Lincoln and a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Delcina (Comeau) Richard; two sons Ronald of Fredericton and Armand of Lincoln; six daughters Sylvia Oram (David), Joann Munn ,Julia Howe (Deryl) all of Geary, NB, Pamela Sullivan (Terry) of Ottawa, Mona Levesque (Robert) of Lincoln, NB, Angela Clowater (Duane) of Fredericton, NB; nineteen grandchildren; twenty nine great grandchildren; eleven great great Grandchildren; three brothers Norman Richard of Ontario, Raymond Richard (Dora) of Fredericton, Paul Richard (Lucia) of Maquapit Lake, NB; three sisters Francene Chisholm (Harold) of Halifax, Patricia Young of Ontario, Janita Arsenault (Anthony) of Montreal, QC; aunts, uncles, numerous nieces and nephews.
Apart from his parents, Alfred was also predeceased by a daughter Norma Phillips; son-in-law Kenneth Phillips; son-in-law Ricky Munn; a brother Yvan and sister Adrianne.
Resting at Bishop’s Funeral Home 540 Woodstock Road Fredericton with visitation being held on Sunday, September 1 from 1-5 pm. The funeral service will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Lincoln, NB on Monday, September 2nd at 12 pm. Interment will take place in the St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery following the service, with a reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorials made to either the St. Francis of Assisi Church Building Fund, or choice of your charitable organization would be appreciated by the family.