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Viola Richard


Viola Richard

ST. IGNACE, NB – Viola Richard, 99, of St. Ignace, passed away peacefully at the Stella Maris de Kent Hospital on January 3rd, 2020. Born in St. Charles, she was a daughter of the late Fred and late Agnes Arseneault. She was a member of the Golden Age Club in St. Ignace. 

Viola will be missed by her daughters: Elodie (Andy) Arsenault of Dieppe and Denise (Leo) Arsenault of St. Ignace; her sons: Emery (Denise) Richard of Dieppe, Elie (Aurea) Richard of Moncton, Eloi (Claudette) Richard of Shediac, Treffle Richard of Shediac, Alfred Richard of St. Ignace, Andre (Dianne) Richard of Dieppe; son-in-law, Onide Maillet of St. Anne de Kent; sixteen grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren; one great great grandson and many nieces & nephews.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Urbain Richard; one daughter, Jeannette Maillet; one sister, Bella Cormier; three brothers: Sylvestre Arseneault, Bernard Arseneault and Antoine Arseneault.

Visitation will be held at the St. Louis Memorial Home in St. Louis de Kent on Tuesday, January 7th from 1:00 pm until time of the funeral at 4 pm at the St. Ignace de Loyola Roman Catholic Church.  Donations in Viola’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Arrangements are in care of Thompson’s Funeral Home, Richibucto (523-4252).

Service Date
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Service Time
Service Location
St Ignace de Loyola Roman Catholic Church

Jan 7, 2020
Visitation Time
1:00pm until Departure
Visitation Location
St. Louis Memorial Home, St. Louis

Burial Location
St. Ignace de Loyola Roman Catholic Cemetery

Requested Charity
Alzheimers Society & Heart and Stroke Foundation