, Salem, MA

June 12, 2013

Gary P. Richard

Beverly, MA — Mr. Gary P. Richard, 60, of Beverly, died Monday at Beverly Hospital after a lengthy illness.

Born in Lynn, Gary was the son of the late Edwin P. and Pauline G. (Samuelson) Richard. He was a graduate of Lynn English High School, and was a former member of the Lynn Continentals Drum & Bugle Corps, to which he was extremely passionate.

He was a cab driver for North Shore Taxi. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He leaves his girlfriend of 15 years, Jessica Bursinger of Beverly; one brother, Edwin P. Richard Jr. and his wife, Mary, of Lynn; one sister, Sharon Trenoweth and her husband, Arthur, of Newburyport; and his nephews, Matthew Richard of Arlington, Va., James Richard and his wife, Crystal, of Sydney, Australia, and Christopher Richard of Lynn.

ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting Hours will be held in the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn, on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m., followed by a Funeral Service at 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be private. Gifts in his memory may be sent to the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 1575 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138. For online memorial and guest book, please visit