Corinthe Richard 1911-2013

SOMERSET, Mass. – Corinthe Hardy Richard, 101, of Fall River, Mass., passed away Monday, June 10, 2013, at Clifton Rehabilitation Nursing Center in Somerset, Mass.

She was born Nov. 11, 1911, in Fall River, the daughter of Eugene and Josephine Lamoureaux Hardy.

She was employed with Davis Mills Textiles for several years.

Her husband, Alban Richard, whom she married Feb. 23, 1935, passed away Nov. 28, 1982.

Corinthe, who was a loving and caring person and devoted to her family, will be deeply missed by a daughter, Anne (Richard) Misel of Niles; three grandchildren, Jeffrey Richard, Steven Richard and Patrick Misel; five great-grandchildren, Stephanie Roy, Abbey Richard, Matthew Richard, Michael Misel and Gina Misel; a great-great-grandchild, Nolan Roy; and a daughter-in-law, Patricia Richard.

She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Richard; grandson, John Misel; a granddaughter, Pamela Misel; two brothers, the Rev. Norman Hardy and Eugene Hardy; and four sisters, Beatrice Caron, Gabrielle Costa, Paulette Forton and Marguerite King.

Material contributions can be made to Durfee High School Alumni Association in memory of Robert Richard, P.O. Box 1253, Fall River, MA 02722.

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Local arrangements are being handled by the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

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