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Obituary: Richard G. Desharnais, 69

May 11, 2017 09:39AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Richard G. Desharnais

DRACUT, MA - Richard G. Desharnais, 69, died suddenly, Wednesday, April 26th, at his home. 

Richard was born in Lowell, MA on April 3, 1948, a son of the late Annette A. "Patsy" (Boissonneault) and George Desharnais. He was educated in Lowell and a graduate of Lowell High School. He served his country proudly as part of the US Navy during the Vietnam War until being honorably discharged.

For many years, Richard owned and operated F&B Limited.

Richard enjoyed reading and traveling, especially to the Philippines where he met his beloved wife Ireene (Cavanero) Desharnais.

Along with his wife Ireene, Richard is survived by Ireene's four children, James, Joshua, Joyce and Juliana, all of the Philippines; his siblings, Jeanne Elliott and her husband Richard of ME, Norman Desharnais and his wife Anne of Staten Island, NY and Nancy Woods and her husband Gary of Lowell; as well as 8 nieces and nephews. 

Arrangements were entrusted to the Dracut Funeral Home.
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