RICHARD, ALCIDE JOSEPH
(AL) aka “JERRY”
Passed away peacefully at his home on November 18, 2012. Al was born August 5, 1926 in Duvar, Prince Edward Island. He was pre-deceased by his loving wife Mary Theresa Richard who passed away on December 13, 2010 after
63 years of marriage. He
is survived by his seven
children: Sharon Stanchfield of Calgary, Victor (Jan)
Richard of Kamloops,
Linda (Michael) Ludlam
of West Kelowna, Diana
(Verne) Piggot of Prince George, Donald Richard,
Joy Richard and Gary (Tania) Richard all of Kelowna and
his nine grandchildren:
Angela, Todd; Ashley, Joey: Ryan: Sean, Mary, Brian: and Jessica. Al was a veteran.
During World War II he served in the Royal Canadian Navy and subsequent to the end
of the war in 1948, he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force and pursued a career as a Medical Assistant (MA)
until his release in 1970. Alcide was subsequently employed by Shell Oil Limited in Prince George until he retired in 1984 and moved to Kelowna. Accordingly, Al was a member of the Kelowna Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. Al was a greatly respected and loved father and grandfather.
He will be dearly missed. A Memorial Service will be
held in the Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services,
1211 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC on
Saturday, November 24th, 2012 at 11:00 A.M.
“It broke our hearts to lose you. Though you did not go alone,
For part of us went with you, The day God took you home”.
Condolences may be sent to the family
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Arrangements in care of
First Memorial Funeral Services