Beatrice (LePage) Richard

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Beatrice (LePage) Richard
1931 - 2018
DEXTER - Beatrice Richard, 86, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at a Dover-Foxcroft nursing home. She was born May 17, 1931, in Livermore Falls, a daughter of Ovide and Georgianna (Nadeau) LePage.
On her 16th birthday, May 17, 1947, she married Leo Richard of Livermore Falls and had eight children. She loved being a wife and mother. She loved to rock and sing her children to sleep and later in life her grandchildren called her Meme. Beatrice loved to cook, clean and take care of children. She was well known for her fried dough which was called Guillettes. Beatrice was a longtime communicant of St. Anne's Catholic Church in Dexter.
She is survived by three sons, Albert and wife Charlotte of Englewood, Fla., Dale and wife Donna of Latonia, Ky., Arthur and wife Peggy of Boothbay Harbor, four daughters Beatrice Ann Bragg and husband Chester, and Holly Wyman, all of Milo, Jane Weeks and husband Dean of St. Albans, Mary and husband Bruce Garrison of Mooresville, N.C., a daughter-in-law Fay Richard of Dexter; one sister Annette Roseberry of Palmetto, Fla.; 28 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; three great-great- grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Leo; her son Leo, Jr.; a granddaughter Elizabeth Richard; thre brothers, Ernest Barton, Wilfred LePage, and Joe Poulin, and sisters Beatrice Elliott and Peggy Dakin.
The family would like to especially thank the nursing staff at Hibbard's Special Care Unit that gave our mother loving care and attention.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Crosby & Neal, 61 Main St., Dexter. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at St. Anne's Church, Free Street, Dexter, with the Rev. Emile Dube officiating. Spring burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Livermore Falls. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com

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Dexter, ME 04930
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Published in Central Maine on Feb. 10, 2018
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