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Born: Aug 06, 1938
Date of Passing: Apr 03, 2019Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
August 6, 1938 - April 3, 2019
Richard was predeceased by his parents, Edith and Magnus Brown, his brothers, Orin and Tommy, and his loving wife Jean.
He leaves to mourn his passing, his sons: Darryl (Michele) and Jason, and his grandsons, Liam and Colton, who fondly share their grandfather's love of butterscotch pudding and jellybeans.
Richard spent all of his life in Winnipeg, marrying Jean Merkley in 1965 and settling in Charleswood. He enjoyed a career with MacMillan Bloedel Limited, however, even retirement didn't slow him down, as he continued to work both at the apartment complex him and Jean resided at in later years, and also working full time at Canadian Tire. He also enjoyed spending his summers with his family at their cottage in Matlock.
Richard joined Capital Lodge A.F.A.M. in 1974, followed by the York Rite and Khartum Shriners in 1976. His outgoing personality landed him in the Khartum Komedians, spreading much joy, laughter and smiles to all he came into contact with.
At Richard's request, cremation has taken place and a graveside service will take place on Thursday, May 2 at 2:30 p.m. at Chapel Lawn Cemetery.
The family would like to express their appreciation of the staff and doctors at Grace General Hospital, for their compassion and care of Dad during his final days.
Funeral Director Ltd.
As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 27, 2019
Condolences & Memories (1 entries)
Richard was a very quiet man, but he always had a "hello" to anyone he saw at Beauchemin Park Place where he lived. Not too many residents from the building knew Richard, as he kept to himself and never participated in activities. Richard will be missed by the residents who knew him. My condolences go out to the family.. - Posted by: Val Cameron (Friend) on: Apr 29, 2019
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