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Richard Landry

February 6, 1939 — September 11, 2016


EAST WOODSTOCK, CT: Richard V Landry, 77, of East Woodstock passed quietly and peacefully in his sleep on September 11, 2016 after an extended illness.


Richard was a graduate of Cole Trade High School after which he was employed at The United Lens Co in Southbridge, MA. There, he was an Optical Tool & Die Maker for 43 years, until his retirement at 62.


 He proudly served in the United States Army in the early '60's, and would often speak of the events and his adventures of the time. Pep's, as he became fondly called, was an avid collector of music of all types from the 50's until his passing. Richard also lived his life fully with a deep spiritual devotion to his faith. 


Richard was born on February 6, 1939 in Southbridge, MA, the son of the late Victor & Germaine C (Ethier) Landry. 


Richard is survived by his sister Diane A. Pion her husband Kenneth of Brooklyn, CT and his brother Ranier E Landry and his wife Lorraine of Woodstock Valley, CT. 


He is also survived by his nephews and nieces: Kyle D Pion, Keith J Pion, Kandyse M Bassett, Kurt A Pion, their spouses and children, and nephew and niece Aaron E & Rachel R Landry. 


A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, September 23 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Stephens Church in Quinebaug, CT.  Burial will follow at Woodstock Central Cemetery in Woodstock, CT. 


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Disabled American Vets, 425 Union Street, West Springfield, MA 01089.


Or St Jude's Children Research Hospital, Attn: Donor Services, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.



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