Richard S. Cormier
LAS VEGAS, NV - Richard S. Cormier 73, formerly of River Road, Lincoln, passed into eternal life December 7, 2011 in Las Vegas after a 5 year battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Dolores (Garcia) Cormier and has lived in Las Vegas for the last 12 years.
He was born in Central Falls, a son of the late Wilfred and Estelle (Giroux) Cormier. Richard worked in the family business, Cormier Sand & Gravel for several years and later with Baccala Corp. at a Ready Mixed Concrete plant as a foreman. He also was a truck driver and a member of the Teamsters Union.
After being stricken with Churg-Strauss Syndrone, he was forced into long term disability where he spent his time helping his older family members. He was a kind man with a big heart, a great laugh and will be greatly missed.
Besides his wife he leaves 2 sons, Michael Cormier of Santa Rosa, CA and Mark Cormier of Las Vegas and 2 grandchildren, Michael and Keri.
His funeral will be held Friday at 9am from the CHARLES COELHO Funeral Home, 151 Cross St. Central Falls with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Church, Newport Ave. Pawtucket at 10am. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Friday morning from 8am, prior to the funeral. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Daggett Ave. Pawtucket. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the American Cancer Society, would be appreciated. Condolences and directions, www.coelhofuneralhome.net .