Edward Richard

  • Edward Richard 1946-2022

  •  Date of Death: August 30, 2022
  •  Location: Bathurst
  •  Funeral Information: September 07, 2022 at 02:00 PM in Elhatton Funeral Home Chapel

It is with great sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Edward Richard, husband of Betty Ann (Smith) of Janeville which occurred Tuesday, August 30th, 2022 at the Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst at the age of 76.

Born in New Mills, he was the son of the late Peter and Margaret (Mazerolle) Richard.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters: Christine Richard (Brian) of Moncton and Amanda Chiasson (Claude) of Bathurst, one son, Eric Richard of Red Deer, Alberta.

One granddaughter, Melissa Lavoie and one grandson, Nicholas Richard; two great-grandchildren: Jeremiah and Joseph Lavoie.

He is also survived by five sisters: Rita Roy, Alice Bertin (Norman), Theresa Biseau all of Bathurst, Lidia Courier of Dalhousie and Elizabeth Harding (Cecil) of Ottawa.

Three brothers: Edmond Richard (Stella) of Bathurst, Leander Richard of New Mills and George Richard of Ottawa. Several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by one sister, Ruby Theriault and two brothers, Archie Richard and Leonard Richard.

Edward was a fisherman’s helper for Ernest Ellis for many years.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held Wednesday September 7th at 2 p.m. from the Elhatton Funeral Home Chapel (www.elhatton.com).

Donations in memory of Edward may be made to the Oncology Department or Palliative Care Unit of the Chaleur Regional Hospital or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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