Richard, Merie

Obituary of Richard, Merie

The death occurred peacefully on Sunday, February 26, 2023, surrounded by her loving family, at the Summerset Manor, Summerside of Merie Richard (née Aucoin (Wedge)), formerly of Mont-Carmel, age 87 years. Merie was the loving wife of the late Edmond Richard and the daughter of the late Phil Aucoin (Wedge) and Rosie Aucoin (née Gallant) and her late step-father Gerard Gallant of St Timothy, PEI. Merie will be sadly missed by her loving children Carl, Brian (Diane), Diane, Danny (Jeannette), Wayne (Nicole), Gary and Nancy (Stephen). She is survived by her sisters Doreen (late - Johnny) Gallant, Claudette (Austin) Poirier; by grandchildren Geoff, Charleen, Bruce, Tracy, Brad, Natalie, Natasha, Kelsey, Kyle, Caleb, Colby, Brooklin, Jesse; by great grandchildren Luke, Cohen, Drew, Breeanna, Leah, Brodie-Grace, Dakota, Liam, Alorah; and by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Edmond Richard, by her parents Phil and Rosie Aucoin and step-father Gerard Gallant, her brother Clifford Wedge, sisters Anita Waugh and Teresa Gallant. Resting at the Évangéline Funeral Home, 900 Route 124, Urbainville, PE for visitations at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 from 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at the Saint-Philippe et Saint-Jacques Church in Egmont Bay. Interment will be held at a later date in the Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel Church cemetery in Mont-Carmel. Donations in Merie's memory made FRIEDREICH'S ATAXIA directly at or at the funeral home, or to a charity of your choice will be greatly appreciated. If you would like to send a message of condolences to the family, send an email to or click on the link "Online Condolence" below.
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