Moncton Daily Times Moncton, NB
Wednesday, January 6th, 1960 pg 3
SERVICE FOR VICTIM HELD SACKVILLE (Special) —
Funeral services for Albany Joseph Richard were held at 10:00 a.m., yesterday morning from Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church In Middle Sackville. Mr. Richard died instantly on Saturday morning when a large bulldozer crossed over his body while at work at the Tantramar River dam site, on the outskirts of the town. He had been employed directing traffic at the site and had backed into the path of the reverting bulldozer thus causing the mishap. After viewing the body, County Coroner W. W. Meldrum ruled no inquest would be necessary. Investigation was carried out by the Sackville detachment of the RCMP. Friends and relatives from such places at St. Steven, Moncton, Cape Bald, Little Cape, Springhill, St. Andre, Shediac, Amherst, Buctouche and the United States filled the church to overflowing as Rev. L. Landry, nephew. of the deceased conducted a requiem hight mass assisted by the parish priest, Rev. P. J. Leboutillier and Father Landry came from Chatham to conduct the mass. Left to mourn in addition to his wife, the former Regina Leger are five daughters, Mrs. Thomas White (Yvonne), Mrs. Fred LeBlanc (Emily) and Mrs. Roy Lerette (Eileen) of Middle Sackville, Mrs. Laurie Legere (Della), Oshawa and Albina at home; one son, Valerie of Shirley, Mass., a half-sister, Mrs. Levi Dupuis, Memramcook East, a half brother, Edmund Dupuis, Cape Bald and 12 grandchildren. The Holy Name Society, of which Mr. Richard had been an ardent worker, attended in in a body to pay their last respects.Pallbearers included, Ernie Partridge, Dorchester, Walter Snowden, Sackville, Eustace Legere, Oshawa, Leo Legere, Little Cape, Edward Lerette and Leon Legere of Middle Sackville. Numerous mass cards and floral tributes testified to the high regard in which Mr. Richard had been held by his many acquaintences. Interment was in the Sackville receiving vault for burial later in the Middle Sackville cemetery.