Richard Albert "Dick" Acheson

May 17, 1942March 30, 2021

Longtime DOMTAR Employee

At Cornwall Hospice on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at the age of 78 years. Beloved husband of Jeannine (née Ladouceur) and the late Rita (née Shallow). Loving father of David Acheson and Dennis Acheson (Carol). Stepfather of Brenda Gould (Eric), Gilbert Ayotte (Brenda), Lise Ayotte and Luc Ayotte (Diane). Predeceased by his stepson David Delorme. Loving grandfather of Ryan, Brandon, Caitlyn, Hillary, Farran, Evan, Mariah and Jessie, and great-grandfather of six. Step grandfather of six. Dear brother of Peggy Acheson of Kelowna B.C. and the late Kathy Vincent (Jack). Predeceased by his parents Kemmel and Mary Edith (née Johnston) Acheson.

Arrangements under the care and direction of Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, West Branch, (613-932-8482).

In Memoriam Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society appreciated.


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Richard Albert "Dick" Acheson

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Lisa Herjavec

April 14, 2021

Please accept my condolences on the passing of Dick. Thinking of you and keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
Donalda Turgeon

Cindy Saucier

April 7, 2021

Carolyn, Cindy and Pat Cunningham send their condolences on the loss of Dick. We were long-time friends of the Acheson's. I was also sorry to hear Kathy had passed. Thinking of Dick's family and our friend Peggy!

Karen Mccabe

April 4, 2021

Dear Acheson family,

Our deepest sympathy In this time of great sorrow. Uncle Dick was a kind pleasant man. We have many fond memories of him and aunt Rita camping with our parents Flo and Vivian.

Karen and Dave McCabe
The Brunet family

Robert Cardinal

April 3, 2021

Denis so sorry to hear about your dads passing. My condolences to you and your family.

Sharon Robertson

April 2, 2021

I worked for Dick, twice in my life at Domtar. He was a very good boss...always ready to listen. When I would see him out in public he always said hi! and how was things with me. My deepest sympathy to the ACHESON FAMILY. He will be missed.

Lise & Dean Stanley

April 2, 2021

Our Deepest Sympathies to the Atcheson family during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you. We had the opportunity to meet Dick several times. He was such a kind man.

Rene Carriere

April 2, 2021

Jeannine and family,
We extend our sincerest and heartfelt condolences.
Keeping you in our thoughts, prayers and well wishes during these difficult times.
Chris and Rene Carriere

Leslee Brown

April 2, 2021

My sincere condolences to the Acheson family and Brenda, on the loss of Dick. He certainly loved his grandchildren with his whole heart. May he rest in peace.

Alex MacDougall

April 2, 2021

Enjoyed working and curling with Dick. A true gentleman. My sympathy to the family

François Bissonnette

April 1, 2021

My condolences to Dennis and the Atcheson family. Worked at the mill for many years with Dennis and Dick. RIP. He was a very nice person and so easy going.