Donald Forrest Richardson

Born January 3, 1924

Captain Donald F. Richardson (Retired) USMC

Donald Forrest Richardson born on January 3rd 1924 departed this life and entered into eternal life on September 3rd 2013. In 1945 he married the love of his life, Pauline Bordeleau. He graduated from Lowell Tech, now known as University of Massachusetts Lowell, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Textile Engineering. He served our county proudly and with honors in the United States Marine Corp. He was a veteran of World War II, The Korean War and The Vietnam war. He was recently inducted into the Veterans Hall of Fame at his Alma Mater. Donald and Pauline had three sons whom they were very proud of Bruce, Dana, and Peter. Donald spent many years in front of a loom, where he wove beautiful blankets that many people still enjoy. He loved baseball, golfing, and feeding the ducks with his grandchildren. Most recently Donald enjoyed visiting and teasing with the nurses and caregivers from Seasons Hospice. Donald lost his beloved Pauline just a few short months ago and missed her very mush. He was also preceded in death by his youngest son Peter. He is survived by his two sons and daughters-in-laws, Bruce and Char Richardson of Camdenton, Missouri, and Dana and Tonya Richardson of the home, 6 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. Donald had a kind heart and infectious laugh that will be missed by all who knew him.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 21, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, September 20, 2013

Donald Forrest Richardson

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Linda Kelley

October 6, 2013

Rest in peach Uncle Donald. You were the last of my mother's siblings to pass and I am sure you are all together again. With love, Linda Rowell-Kelley

Angela Mayzum

September 22, 2013

This candle burns in your memory as a Thank you for all you have done for your family and country

Angela Mayzum

September 22, 2013

RIP Grandpa, we will all miss you. Thank you for all the memories and laughter throughout the years. I was 19 when my mother married your son Bruce. You welcomed all of us with open arms. You were always there to give advice and you never judged us or said a negative word. We love you.