Mark Richard Obituary

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Mark L. Richard

February 8, 1960 - January 30, 2014
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Mark L. Richard, 53, of Glastonbury, died suddenly on January 30, 2014, in the loving arms of his beloved wife Judy. Born in Hartford on February 8, 1960, Mark was the son of Yolande (Fournier) Richard and the late Lorenzo Richard. Mark worked for Pratt and Whitney Aircraft for 29 years, and was employed by Triumph Engine Control Systems at the time of his death. Mark enjoyed guitars, gardening, fishing, bird-watching, and especially long walks with his dog Blaze. In addition to his wife of 31 years, Judy (Pollansky), whom he met when he was 16 and she 15, he is survived by 3 sons Justin, Benjamin and Brandon; his mother Yolande...
Mark L. Richard, 53, of Glastonbury, died suddenly on January 30, 2014, in the loving arms of his beloved wife Judy. Born in Hartford on February 8, 1960, Mark was the son of Yolande (Fournier) Richard and the late Lorenzo Richard. Mark worked for Pratt and Whitney Aircraft for 29 years, and was employed by Triumph Engine Control Systems at the time of his death. Mark enjoyed guitars, gardening, fishing, bird-watching, and especially long walks with his dog Blaze. In addition to his wife of 31 years, Judy (Pollansky), whom he met when he was 16 and she 15, he is survived by 3 sons Justin, Benjamin and Brandon; his mother Yolande (Fournier) Richard; 4 sisters Michelle DuChemin and her husband Robert, Denise Franco and her husband Michael, Renee DesRochers, and Suzanne Waitt and her husand Jay; his mother-in-law Anna Pollansky; a sister-in-law Joyce Chimbole and her husband Frank; his beloved canine companion Blaze; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mark was predeceased by his father Lorenzo Richard and his father-in-law Andrew Pollansky. Mark's family would like to thank the Coventry emergency responders, and the Rockville General Hospital staff for their efforts and care on his behalf. Visitation will be from 1:00pm to 3:00pm on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at the Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Avenue, East Hartford, with a Memorial Service at 3:00pm. To leave on-line condolences, or for more information, please visit www.newkirkandwhitney.com

"Judy, I just wanted to say how deeply sorry I am for your loss. If you need anything at all don't hesitate to ask, I will always be here for you.- Sarah" Sarah Heath (Bristol, CT)

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