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76 Prospect Street
Rockville-Vernon, CT 06066
Phone: (860) 875-5490
Fax: (860) 872-8200
Richard Contois

Richard Omer Contois

Sunday, July 17th, 1932 - Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Richard Omer Contois, 86, of Vernon, beloved husband of Mary (Gilfoy) Contois passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019. He was born July 17, 1932 in his grandmother’s sewing room in Auburn, MA, the son of the late Omer and Claire (LaBrie) Contois. He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps and received training at Fort Manmouth, NJ. He retired from U.S. envelope after 42 years and never took a sick day. He was a member of the Rockville Elks Lodge #1359. Besides his wife of 65 years he is survived by his daughter, Marilyn Popick and her husband James; his son, Mark Contois and his partner Charles McGowan of NJ; his brother, Robert Contois and his wife Pauline of Auburn, MA; his grandchildren, Erica Popick Kevrekian and her husband Gregor, David Popick, Matthew Popick and his partner Melissa Schaff; his great grandson, Dante; his favorite niece, Linda Jubinville Boisvert and her husband John; and his favorite nephew, Alan Contois and his wife Patricia. Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family from 9:30 to 10:30 AM on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the Burke-Fortin Funeral Home, 76 Prospect St., Rockville, CT 06066. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 AM at St. Joseph’s Church, 33 West St. Rockville, CT 06066. Burial will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148 or the Disabled American Veterans, 35 Cold Spring Rd., Rocky Hill, CT 06067. For online condolences please visit: www.pietrasfuneralhome.com
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 7th, 2019 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    When
    Thursday, March 7th, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
    Location
    Burke-Fortin Funeral Home
    Address
    76 Prospect Street
    VERNON ROCKVILLE, CT 06066
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  • Service

    Thursday, March 7th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, March 7th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    St Joseph Church
    Address
    33 West Street
    VERNON ROCKVILLE, CT 06066
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  • Interment

    Location
    St. Bernard's Cemetery
    Address
    Kingsbury Ave.
    Vernon, CT 06066
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  • US Army

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My deepest condolences to the family and friends. May you find comfort in your memories together and in God and his word the Bible. He promises to comfort us and give us the strength we need. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4/Philippians 4:7)
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Claire Decker

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So sorry to hear about Richard's passing. Love from your friends at Rockville Elks
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