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Edward "Eddy" Richard


Edward "Eddy" Richard

In the presence of his family, Edward Richard, age 89, of Sackville, passed away peacefully at the Sackville Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.  Born in Shemogue, NB, Eddy was a son of the late Alexander (Alec) and Mary-Jane Richard.

Eddy was a gentle, kind man who was well loved.  Anyone who knew Eddy realized that he was very patient, caring and giving, always willing to lend a helping hand.   He was a talented musician who sang and played the guitar, with a love for old time country music.  Eddy had worked as a welder for Enterprise Foundry for many years up until his retirement.

Eddy was a member of St. Vincent's Roman Catholic Church, and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Sackville.

He will be dearly missed by his son, Robert "Bob" (Edna) Richard, Sackville; his grandchildren, Roger, Denise, Jennifer, Nicole, and Yvette; several great grandchildren; a brother, Camille, Ottawa, Walter, Oshawa, Emerise (Vincent) Wood, Sackville, Levina Lucas, Oshawa, Roger (Marilyn), Oshawa, and a sister Doris Langendyk, Kitchener; a dear friend, Marion Patterson, as well as several nieces and nephews. 

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Roger Richard; a grandson, Matthew Richard; and a sister, Clara Sterling.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville (506-364-1300) from where a time of visitation will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm.  A funeral service will be held at St. Vincent's Roman Catholic Church, Sackville, on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 10:30 am.  Interment to follow in the parish cemetery.

Donations in memory of Eddy may be made to the Canadian Red Cross or a charity of the donor's choice.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Eddy's online memorial at or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Friday, September 7, 2018
Service Time
10:30 am
Service Location
St. Vincent's Roman Catholic Church, Sackville

Visitation Time
2-4 & 6-8 pm
Visitation Location
Jones Funeral Home, Sackville

Burial Location
Holy Rosary Cemetery, Sackville

Requested Charity
Canadian Red Cross; Donor's Choice