Webster/Southbridge...Jeanette D. (Proulx) Richer, 87, died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at Christopher Heights in Webster where she resided since Sept. 2010. She was a former resident of Chapin St, Southbridge, and a longtime resident of Sturbridge.
Her husband of nearly 54yrs. was the late Real P. Richer who died in May 1999. She leaves 3 daughters Gail Hickman of Dudley, Sally and her husband Ron Krow of Dallas, TX, Linda and her husband Gilles Fontaine of Southbridge, 9 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. She also leaves a brother Gerald Proulx of Dudley, and 3 sisters Claire Gelineau of Dudley, Gloria Geck of Toms River, NJ, and Shirley Wolfe of Oxford, MA, and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Richer was born in Providence, RI, June 9, 1923, daughter of Honorius and Cecelia (Duplesis) Proulx. She was a member of Notre Dame Church. Jeanette worked part-time at Sturbridge Candy and Gift Shop for many years. She also worked at Russell Harrington in Southbridge for several years. She also enjoyed traveling, with Australia and New Zealand being her favorite trip ever.
The funeral will be Saturday, Feb. 19th, from Sansoucy Funeral Home 40 Marcy St. Southbridge with a Mass at 9AM at Notre Dame Church 446 Main St., Southbridge. Burial will be private. Calling hours are Friday from 6-8PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Tribute Program P.O.Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148
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