December 14, 1947-June 10, 2012.  Peacefully with his loving family by his side.  Beloved husband of Beverley.  Loving father of Rick & wife Sandy and Shannon & husband Doug Gagnier.  Proud grandfather of Cassie, Devin and Carter McMaster; and Gillian, Gavin and Sydney Gagnier.  Predeceased by parents Charles & Lillian.  Dear brother of Robert & wife Helen, Randy, Pam & husband Kirk Lozon, Janice & husband Ron Trottier, Kim & wife Lee-Ann, Sean & wife Jane, and Kevin.  Brother-in-law of Linda Barrington.  Richard was blessed to be a loving and proud uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Richard was an electrician, instructor and Past Chair of Skilled Trades at St. Clair College.  He was also a proud member of the IBEW Local 773 for many years. Donations made to Hospice of Windsor would be appreciated by the family.  Visiting Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at FAMILIES FIRST 1065 LAUZON RD. East Windsor (519-969-5841).   Cremation to follow with a private family ceremony at a later date.  Share memories, photos or make a donation online at

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