SAINT-CHARLES, NB – Rheal Richard 65, of St. Charles passed away peacefully at the Stella Maris Hospital in Ste. Anne de Kent on Sunday, October 11, 2020. Born in St. Charles, he was the son of Tim Richard and Aline (Richard) Richard. Before retiring, Rheal was employed as a heavy equipment operator.
Rheal will be sadly missed by his parents, Tim & Aline Richard of St. Charles; his loving wife of 43 years, Debbie (Pigeau) Richard of St. Charles; three sons, Marc Richard (Lucienne) of Tracadie, Guy Richard (Lise) of Dieppe, Jason Richard (Christine) of Aldouane; four grandchildren, Mason, Amy, Naomi and Liam.
He is also survived by 5 sisters, Helene Richard (Tom) of St. Louis, Monique Ouellette (Roger) of St. Ignace, Norma Ouellette (Raymond-Guy) of Kent Lake, Lise Savoie (Claude) of St. Charles, Odette Richard (Donald) of St. Charles; two brothers, Rejean Richard (Poppy) of Chelmsford, ON, Fernand Richard (Anne-Marie) of St. Charles; sister-in-law, Marcia Richard of St. Louis and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by one brother, Maurice.
Visitation will be held at Thompson’s Funeral Home in Richibucto on Friday November 13, 2020 beginning at 9:00 am until departure for the funeral. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, November 13, 2020 at 12:00 pm, St. Charles Borromée Roman Catholic Church in Saint-Charles.
Due to COVID-19 regulations, non-surgical masks will be mandatory at the funeral home at the church. We also ask that social distancing be respected.
Arrangements are in care of Thompson’s Funeral Home in Richibucto (523-4252).