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Date of Passing: Apr 05, 2021

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ALFRED: Richard John, age 88 years, passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021 at Fairview Home. Richard served in the Canadian Army (R.C.E.M.E.) from 1951 to 1967, achieving rank of Corporal and receiving his Canadian Forces Decoration. Upon retiring from the Regular Forces, he served in the Reserve Forces for an additional 3 years, retiring as Warrant Officer, before managing a courier company. Receiving his 40-year pin from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #3, life with the Canadian Armed Forces and his comrades was an important part of Richard's life. Richard is survived by his daughter, son, grandchildren and sister. Richard will be laid to rest in a private service at the Brandon Cemetery, Field of Honour.

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As published in Brandon Sun on Apr 10, 2021

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  • Rest in peace Uncle Richard. I only had met you a few times with mom, Elizabeth Lewis (Alfred). We had a great time at the mall you took us to. We visited with Anna Lisa and enjoyed newborn puppies in the yard. It was a beautiful day. You came to Edmonton once I remember and I really think you looked like my brother Shane. Same walk, talk, like twins. I am sure your family will miss you dearly. My sincere condolences to all. Tracey Courtepatte (Lewis) - Posted by: Tracey Courtepatte (Niece) on: Apr 11, 2021

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