Eric Richard
1930 - 2021
Eric Richard
Visitation Information
Thursday / Jeudi
Visitation Time
1:30 pm / 13h30
Visitation Location
Centre funéraire Frenette Funeral Centre, Moncton
Service Information
Service Date
Thursday, December 9, 2021
Service Time
3:30 pm / 15h30
Service Location
Centre funérarie Frenette Funeral Centre, 88 rue Church Street, Moncton
Burial Information
Burial Location
Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery / Cimetière Notre-Dame-du-Calvaire, Dieppe
Requested Charity
Alzheimer Society / Société Alzheimer
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It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our dear dad, Eric Joseph Richard, 91, formerly of Moncton, surrounded by his family on Sunday December 5, 2021 at Lakeview Manor in Riverview. Born in Rogersville, he was the son of the late John and Marie Blanche (Hebert) Richard.

Eric spent his career as an optician with Imperial Optical for 40 years. He managed stores in Edmundston, PEI and then settled in Moncton. He loved playing music with his brothers as well as his fiddle group. He enjoyed fishing and spending time at his camp. He was known for telling a good joke.

Dad was a loving, caring husband to our Mom, Madelyn, who passed away December 2020. Married for 65 years, their love was one we all admired! They had a fun life together filled with music and dancing, and loved spending time with family and many good friends!

Dad was a great father. He was very interested in our lives and so proud of all of us. He always had good advice and loved to call us just to chat. We will miss him so much but we are happy the lovebirds are reunited in heaven together.

Dad is survived by his five children: Dianne McManaman, Paul (Edith) Richard, Maureen (Dave) Boudreau, Janice (Steve) Brigham, and Susie (Rick) Melanson; 12 grandchildren: Scott, Michael, Jenna, Melissa, Shawn, Stephen, Greg, Brandon, Mackenzie, Ryan, Julie, and Chris; seven great-grandchildren: Jaren, Charlee, Jacob, Katie, Eric, Ben, and Brooke; one brother, John; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents and his wife, Eric was predeceased by his sisters: Jeannie, Maclena, Marie, and Lena; his brothers: Celime, Joe, Emile, Prosper, Gaspar, Eddie, and Armand.

We want to thank the incredible staff at Lakeview Manor for the loving care they gave our Dad over the last few years. When Covid kept us away, we had peace of mind knowing he was in the best care possible! We are forever grateful to you all.

The family will receive condolences at Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, 88 Church Street, Moncton (858-1900) where the funeral service will be celebrated on Thursday December 9 at 3:30 pm. Visiting hours are Thursday from 1:30 pm until time of funeral. Face covering is mandatory, and proof of vaccination and government issued identification card are required to enter the funeral centre. Interment will be at Our Lady of Calvary cemetery in Dieppe. In memory of Eric, a contribution to Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.


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Eric Richard