He is also survived by a brother, Robert Richards of Mountain Ranch, Calif.; and two sisters, Anna Dow of Beverly, and Irene Royal of Salem. Besides his parents and his wife, he is predeceased by four brothers, Walter, Albert, George, and Raymond; and three sisters, Mildred MacDonald, Marie Holloway, Dorothy Bimbo, and Agnes Richards. The family is of true Acadian heritage.
The family would like to give special thanks to the caregivers at Mercy Hospice of West Springfield, Mass., for the exceptional care they provided for Ernest in his final days.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be held on Saturday, March 1, at the Brewitt Funeral Home, 2 Epping St., Raymond, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, at 11 a.m., at St., Joseph’s Church, 200 Pleasant St., Epping, N.H. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to a charity of your choice.
For more information, please visit www.brewittfuneralhome.com.