Lawrence Richard

August 26, 1927January 7, 2021

Uncasville- Lawrence “Larry” M. Richard, of Crescent St., passed away January 7, 2021 at Apple Rehabilitation and Care Center.

He was born August 26, 1927 in Norwich, the son of the late Michael and Anna Voech Richard.

He was a 1946 graduate of Norwich Free Academy and a 1949 graduate of Norwich Regional Technical School.

He married Theresa Lefebvre October 22, 1949 at St. Johns Church in Montville. She passed away May 9, 2018.

He had served in the US Navy and then worked as a purchasing agent for United Electric Supply from 1966 to 1989. He retired from Higgins Electric in 1992.

Larry was a communicant of St. Johns Church in Uncasville and was a 4th degree Knight of Columbus. He was a member of VFW Post 10060, American Legion Post 112, a life member of the Montville Fire Co. #1, and a member of “Senesga” Golf Association.

Larry is survived by his children Laura Casadonte and husband Alfred of Norwich CT, Jean Jones and husband Robert of Accokeek, MD, Mary Anderson and husband Gerald of Newmarket, NH, Michael Richard of Hampton CT and Robert Richard of Panama City Beach, FL and by 12 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 7 nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister Rita Appell.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Johns Church, 22 Maple Ave. Montville on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 1 pm, meeting directly at the church. There are no calling hours. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery in Montville.

Please visit to leave a message of condolence for Larry’s family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Larry’s memory may be made to the Montville Fire Company #1, 77 Route 163, Uncasville CT 06382.

The Montville Funeral Home of Church and Allen, is assisting with arrangements.


  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Wednesday, January 13, 2021

  • Burial

    Wednesday, January 13, 2021


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Jean Jones

January 15, 2021

Laura, Thank you for taking such good care of Mom and Dad. We kids appreciate all you did for them, and for keeping us all up to date on what was happening. You can be sure that Mom is picking up where she left off...taking care of Dad. She was there waiting for him. Love, Jean