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Christopher Richard

Born: Thu., Sep. 26, 1957
Died: Sun., Feb. 2, 2020


8:30 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Feb. 08, 2020
Location: Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home (Lakeville)

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Feb. 08, 2020
Location: Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home (Lakeville)

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Music by The Piano Brothers

Christopher Richard age 62, of Pembroke MA passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Feb 2, 2020.

Christopher was born in New Bedford to the late Natalie (Eleuterio)Richard & Donald Richard.

Chris attended Southeastern Regional Technical School & worked for many years as a Press Operator in local businesses on the South Shore & Boston. He enjoyed cooking & was employed as a cook at Bongi’s Turkey Roost.

He had several hobbies with a special talent for drawing, a love of nature, & Boston sports. Chris was a wonderful story teller with a laugh that filled a room & a smile that came from the heart.

Chris loved cat boats and the times he spent sailing in Plymouth Bay were among his happiest. He frequented Manomet & Pymouth Beaches & vacationed on Lake George in New York. Chris had a passion for music, live concerts & fishing. He spent years joyfully cheering on his sons & grandchildren on playing fields, at t-ball & flag football games, & dance recitals and had his own public access broadcast soccer show ”From The Pitch” with his brother in law when his sons played soccer.

He was a devoted father, doting grandfather, & beloved brother Chris considered family his biggest blessing.

Chris is survived by his treasured five sons & family- Rob Richard & wife Tracey Richard of Middleboro, Christopher Richard & wife Wendy Richard of Dighton, Nathaniel Richard & wife Jennifer Robbins Richard of Carver, Nicholas Richard of Pembroke, & Noah Richard of Washington DC. “Pops” is also survived by the grandchildren he adored- Zachary, Giana , Isaiah, Natalie, Cole, & new baby William and is survived by former wife Patricia Richard & family.

Chris is also survived by his sisters & brothers who shared many memorable adventures with him growing up in New Bedford & East Bridgewater- Donna Richard, Andrea Arratoon, Diana Lee, Timothy Richard, Matthew Richard, Michael Richard, David Richard & his cherished nieces & nephews.

Bruce Springsteen was one of Chris's favorite musicians- ''But the stars are burning bright Like some mystery uncovered.I’ll keep moving through the dark with you in my heart. My blood brother''

Visiting hours are scheduled at 8:30 am on Saturday February 8 followed by a service at 11 am at Dahlborg- MacNevin Funeral Home 280 Bedford St Lakeville MA.

To send condolences to the family please visit www.d-mfh.com

Friends & family are invited to a Celebration of Life after the service from 12 to 4 pm at the Commercial Club 1 Neilson Ave East Bridgewater MA.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Chris’s memory to the Salvation Army’s Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund at magoodneighbor.org

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