Albert Alfred Richer
October 2, 1949 – January 3, 2019
Mr. Albert Alfred Richer passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 3, 2019 in New Bern, NC at the age of 69.
Al was born on October 2, 1949 in Lisbon, ME. He enlisted into the United States Navy in 1971 and serviced on the USS John F Kennedy CVA-67. He honorably discharged from service from the Naval Air Station in Brunswick, Maine in October 1975. Al is remembered as a dedicated Naval serviceman. He considered his service to his country his greatest achievement.
Al was a nature enthusiast who enjoyed fishing, hunting and time spent on countless lakes, rivers and mountains with loved ones. He was happiest while on the water with a fishing pole, tinkering in his garage and in his garden. He will be remembered for his patriotism and his passionate love for the outdoors.
Al will be dearly missed by his longtime love, Mary Ellen Ferguson of New Bern, NC; his children, Terri Richer-Lawrence of Lancaster, NH and her children Nicholas and Dalton and granddaughter Sylvia; David Stanford of Bethel, ME and his son Devin; Joanne Willwerth of Hampton, NH and her husband Joshua and children Jonah and Madelyn; and Alaina Kelley of Eliot, ME and her husband James and children Nathan and Leah; his brother Robert Richer of Laveen, AZ; his sister Linda Buck of Bethel, ME and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Roger A. and Blanche (Guilmette) Richer and his sister Irene Smith of Berlin, NH.
A Celebration of Life is scheduled for January 26 at 1pm at the Bethel Inn in Bethel, ME. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to any Humane Society. His pets were an integral part of his life.