Beverly Jean Richard

OAKLAND – Beverly Jean Richard, passed away peacefully, on March 1, 2021, at home, surrounded by her loving family. Born on March 28, 1934, in Hallowell, she was the daughter of Adjutor Pare and Alma Childs.She graduated from Hallowell High School class of 1952. She married Leon Omer Richard, on Feb. 12, 1955. Beverly and Leon resided in Vassalboro, where they raised their six children. Beverly was a care giver to many. After she raised her children she went back to school. She graduated from Kennebec Valley Technical College in 1982 as a Medical Assistant. She worked for Dr. J. Stephen Anderson for many years. She loved making a difference for people in need. She enjoyed working at Levine’s Department Store during the holidays. Beverly was a remarkable woman, who took great pride in her role as a nurturing wife, mother, grandmother “Mimi” and great-grandmother. She loved her husband, six children, 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, wholeheartedly and unconditionally. She could often be heard saying “I love you” to each of them, and she gave the gift of many hugs. She was very proud of her family and loved to be surrounded by them whenever she could be. Next to her family, Beverly loved sports. She so enjoyed watching the Red Sox, Bruins, and the New England Patriots. Beverly’s love for her family and life, as well as her strength and her selflessness were inspiration to all who knew her. She was a strong woman who “LOVED ALL WAYS-ALWAYS”, and will forever be admired and cherished. She will be sorely missed, but her infinite love and her legacy will live on, through her loving family.She is survived by her six children, Pam Jacques and husband Joe of Rotonda West, Fla., Ammie Breton and her husband Alan of Oakland, Tammie Richard and her sweetheart Tim Warren of Smithfield, Leon Richard and wife Liezl of Nikiski, Alaska, Carla Caron and husband Keith of Winslow, Gene Richard and wife Alicia of Rome; sister Patricia Chase and husband Walter of Lewiston, sister-in-law Emily Loiselle and husband Leo of Fort Myers, Fla., sister-in-law Maureen Richard of Camden; grandchildren, Brian, Kelly, Jeffery, Jessica, Ashley, Casey, Derek, Justin, Jacey, Louise and Leon; great-grandchildren, Brian-Alan, Anthony, Bailey and Kannon.She was preceded in death by her parents, Adjutor Pare and Alma Cain; sister Edith (Bunny) Shirley; and many nieces and nephews.The family would like to extend their gratitude to the excellent and compassionate caregivers who provided Beverly with the best of care, especially Alyssa from Care and Comfort, and the Maine General hospice nurses Lynda and Debbie. We would also like to offer a heartfelt thanks to a very special nurse, Annie Mayo, who spent time and cared for her supporting her, as well as our family, during a difficult time.A Mass of Christian Burial and celebration of her life will be held at a later date.An online guestbook may be signed and memories shared at: http://www.familyfirstfuneralhomes.comArrangements are by Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Maine Street, Fairfield.

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