Richard Comeau



Obituary of Richard Comeau

COMEAU, Richard Albert — 79, Noel, passed away September 25, 2009, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Cape St. Mary's, Digby Co., he was a son of the late Johnny and Estelle (Maillet). Richard was a former member of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, a long-time resident of Kline Heights, devoted family man who enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also enjoyed his dog, Maggie, hunting, fishing, playing cards and farming. He had been a Longshoreman for over 30 years with the International Longshoreman's Association. He is survived by daughters, Marilyn Comeau, Kline Heights; Jeane Comeau (Laurens), British Columbia: sons, Richard (Angela), Whites Lake; Andrew (Cathy), Sterling Brook; Vernon (Fay), Kline Heights; Roger, Spryfield; Bradley (Penny), Noel; Danny (Annisa), Alberta; brothers, Antoine and Francis, both of Dartmouth; Leopold, Ontario; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by wife, Rita; daughter, Ruth Hale; sister, Alfreda and brothers, Emery, Alfred, Edward, George, and Ovilla. Visitation today 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd., 149 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax, NS (902) 477-5601, with Funeral mass on Tuesday, September 29 at 10 a.m., in St. John The Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Purcell's Cove Road, Halifax, Father Allan MacDonald officiating. Reception to follow the service. Burial in Oakridge Memory Gardens Lower Sackville. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to St. Paul's Anglican Church Northfield. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at:
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