Brasseur–– Richard Bernard, 80, of Irasburg, VT, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, April 9, 2012 at the Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, 4670 Darling Hill Road, Newport. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Orleans, VT with the Rev. Tim Naples celebrating a Mass of Christian burial. Members of 3rd and 4th degree Gibbons Council Knights of Columbus will be in attendance for honor detail Monday evening at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Most Holy Trinity Parish’s Maintenance Fund, 85 St. Paul Lane, Barton, VT 05822. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.curtis-britch-converse-rushford.com. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, locally family owned and operated.
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