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Doris (Bard) Richard
October 14, 1948 ~ July 29, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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SOUTHINGTON - Doris Richard, 74, of Southington, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 29, 2023, at The Hospital of Central Connecticut. She was the beloved wife of the late Normand Richard.
Doris was born on October 14, 1948, in Frenchville, Maine to the late Nazaire and Annette (Belanger) Bard. She worked as a grinder for Conn. Spring and Stamping full time for over 30 years, then part time until her retirement. Doris belonged to a bowling league for many years. She also enjoyed trips to the casino to play bingo or the slot machines. Some of her favorite memories were made at family gatherings on the farm. Doris will be remembered for her unwavering devotion to her family, she will be dearly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.
Left to cherish Doris’s memory are her brother, Carroll Bard of Southington and sister in-law Judy Bard of Plainville, her special sister, Denise Saucier, 3 godchildren, Jason Bard of Maryland, Peter J. Saucier of Presque Isle, Maine, and Tina Bard of Plainville, niece Lisa Foster of Virginia, nephews Danny Bard of New Hartford and Dean Bard of Wolcott, her very good friend Betty Woodard, and her four-legged, furry companion, Princess. Besides her husband, Doris was preceded in death by her brother, Gerald Bard.
Family and friends may visit Bailey Funeral Home, 48 Broad St, Plainville, CT on Saturday, August 5, 2023, from 8:30 am to 9:30 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held following the visitation at St. Matthews Catholic Church, 120 Church Ave, Bristol, CT at 10:00 am. Burial will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery, Southington, CT. The Bailey Funeral Home of Plainville is honored to be entrusted with Doris’s arrangements. For directions, or to leave an online expression of sympathy, please visit www.bailey-funeralhome.com.