SAINT-LOUIS-DE-KENT, NB – Herculine Allain-Richard, 102, of Saint-Louis-de-Kent passed away peacefully at the Villa Maria on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017. Born in St-Charles, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Henriette (Savoie) Allain. Herculine worked many years as a house keeper for the St-Louis-de-Gonzague rectory and also cleaned other houses as well.
Herculine will be sadly missed by her eight step daughters, Irene Richard of St-Charles, Emerise Robichaud (late Eloi) of St-Charles, Maria Blanchard (Albert) of St-Charles, Imelda Babineau (Luc) of St-Ignace, Eva Daigle (late Eloi) of St-Louis, Rita Hebert (Joseph) of St-Charles, Cecilia Daigle (Joseph) of St-Louis and Janice Richard (Ronaldo) of Moncton; six step sons, Andre Richard (Alida) of Sussex, Francis Richard of St-Charles, Robert Richard (Gloria) of Campbellton, Vincent Richard (Linda) of St-Charles, Arsene Richard of St-Charles and Antoine Richard of St-Charles; as well as by several generations of step grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Last surviving member of her family, Herculine is predeceased by her parents; her husband Fidele; two step-sons, Louis Richard (Sylvia) and Paul Richard; six sisters, Alice Chevarie (Jos), Alma Babineau (Marcel), Pauline Comeau (Adolphe), Marie Comeau (Francois), Yvonnice Johnson (Narcisse) and Lorenza Allain; and her five brothers, Livain Allain (Domithilde), Alyre Allain (Marcelline), Edgar Allain (Rose-Anne), Antoine Allain (Ida) et Joachim Allain (Aurore).
Visitation will be held at Thompson’s Funeral Home, Richibucto on Friday from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00pm and Saturday from 9:00am until departure for the funeral. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 11:30am, St-Louis-de-Gonzague Roman Catholic Church, Richibucto.
Arrangements are in the professional care of Thompson’s Funeral Home, Richibucto (523-4252), www.thompsonsfuneralhome.com