Richard J. Carrier
- August 31, 1941 - June 4, 2010
of Richard's Passing
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“I was so saddened to learn the news of Dick's passing. He was such a dear friend and colleague. Dick never failed to make us laugh! We all will...Read More »
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“Dick's wonderful spirit of intelligence, graciousness, humor, and caring will always be with us. We will miss his warm smile, booming voice, and his...Read More »
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“You have our deepest condolences and our prayers. We have all lost a very dear man and wonderful friend.
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“Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Wendy
“He will be missed as he was alway's fun to be around, and to help if he could, a very good friend.
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Richard J. (Dick) Carrier, 68, of Punta Gorda, Florida, formerly of West Hartford, Connecticut, and Miami, Florida, died Friday, June 04, 2010 at his Punta Gorda residence.
Born August 31, 1941 in Hartford, Connecticut, to the late Eugene and Jeanne (nee - Dion) Carrier, Richard, a survivor of the 1944 Circus fire in Hartford, moved from his native Connecticut to Miami in 1989, relocating to Punta Gorda in 2001. A manager for Dufry America of Miami, he was a past board member of the Hartford School Board, Past President of Rolls Landing Condo Community, and member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge 2763 of Deep Creek in Port Charlotte, Florida. Richard enjoyed spending his days writing children's books and creating posters for charitable fundraising, and fishing in his spare time.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Deborah R. Carrier; three children; daughters Denise (Mikaele) Anamani of Ellington, CT, and Donna (David) Brice of Manchester, CT; and son, Paul (Sheila) Carrier of Simsbury, CT; eight grandchildren, Benjamin, Elizabeth, Caitlin, Nolan, Elise, Thomas, Johnnie, and Justin; father-in-law, William Mohr; mother-in-law, Georgie LaFranchise; one brother, Thomas Carrier; three sisters, Joann Carrier, Christine Carrano, and Debra Bramucci; and many nieces and nephews.