Joseph Leon Richard
1927 - 2021
Joseph Leon Richard
Service Information
Service Date
Monday, April 19, 2021
Service Time
11 am
Service Location
A.H. Brown Funeral Home, Springhill
Burial Information
Burial Location
North Street Roman Catholic Cemetery, Springhill
Requested Charity
Canadian Kidney Foundation
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It is with saddened hearts we announce the passing of Joseph Leon Richard of Amherst and Lower Onslow on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 in the Colchester East Hants Health Care Centre, Truro.

He served two terms in the Canadian Army.  He married Norma (Meekins) and they moved to Ontario to work for several years.  In 1974, he and his family moved back to Springhill Junction, built his family home and worked until retirement as a Boilermaker, Local 73.  He was a man of many talents, building mini barns, dozer work, etc.  After his wife’s passing in 2011, he sold their family home in Springhill Junction and moved to Amherst.  He enjoyed meeting with his friends at the mall for tea and conversation.

He is survived by son Joseph Jr; daughter, Nora (Greg); Dustin (Michelle) and their families; his grandson, David and his family; he is also survived by his wife Beryle, her son Randy (Ann), and their family.

He was predeceased by wife Norma; son David; brothers, Reg, Eddie, Bill and Lorraine.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of A H Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane St., Springhill, NS (902-597-2361).   A memorial service for Joseph will take place from the funeral home on Monday, April 19, 2021 at 11 am.  Preregistration is required, please call or email the funeral home to do so.  Masks are required, and it is asked that all follow Covid-19 Regulations.

Donations in memory of Joe may be made to the Canadian Kidney Foundation.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to Joe's family by visiting his online memorial at or through the A H Brown Funeral Home Facebook Page.

Joseph Leon Richard