Mary Bernadette Richards
The death occurred peacefully at the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Hospital, Alberton, on Thursday, August 13, 2020, of Mary Bernadette Richards of St. Edwards, age 78 years. Beloved wife of the late Raymond Peter Richards, who predeceased her on June 22, 2020. Born at St. Edwards on December 27, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Ann (nee Allain) Perry.
Loving mother to Sheila Richards of Summerside, Terry (Freda) Richards of Tignish, David (Colleen) Richards of St. Louis, Ronnie (Pam) Richards of Alberton, Timmy Richards of St. Edwards, and Tammy (Duane) Gaudet of St. Edwards. Bernadette will be sadly missed by her 19 grandchildren and her 26 great-grandchildren.
Dear sister to Lila (late Ben) Perry of Onotarized, Dorothy (Roy) Thibodeau of St. Edwards, Delima (late Joe) Duguay of Charlottetown, Josephine (late Abby) Perry St. Louis, Geraldine (Omer) Richard of St. Louis, Ann Mary Perry of Alberton, Leona Sheilds (David MacDonald) of Summerside, Edward (Fredy) Perry of St. Louis, William (Susan) Perry of Ontario, Leo (Bonnie) Perry of Ontario, and Sadie Perry of Summerside. Also survived by a sister-in-law Renie MacArthur of Summerside. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was predeceased by a son Roy, a daughter Sadie Ann (in infancy), grandson Adam McKenna (in infancy), and by brothers and sisters-in-law, Edward, Francis, Benny, Laura, Guelda, Syliva, Margaret, Emile and Rena Chaisson, Joseph Perry and Abby Perry.
Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home and Chapel, Alberton, from where a private family visitation will be held. Funeral service for family and invited guests only will be held from the Elmsdale Church of the Nazarene with interment in the Nazarene Cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy memorials to the Canadian Cancer Society will be greatly appreciated.