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Richard A. Cormier
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“We just wanted his family to know how sorry we are for their loss. Rich was a good friend and one of the nicest people we've ever met. We are...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Mj & MIke Hawes - Billerica, MA

“I didn't get to know you very well Richard but I always enjoyed seeing you in the building with Marjorie. God bless you and rest easy in the palm of...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Joanne Bachelder. #231 - Melrose, MA

“I didn't get to know you very well Richard but I always enjoyed seeing you in the building with Marjorie. God bless you and rest easy in the palm of...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Joanne Bachelder

“You're smile and laughter will always bring warmth to my heart ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Donna (Henshaw) Cooke - Salem, MA

“So sorry for your loss. Will always remember when we were little and stayed up in mass for the summer. Will always remember the purple rag top he...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Tammy Sierra - Clinton, MA


Richard A. Cormier, of Melrose, formerly of Lynn, passed away on October 31, 2017 at the age of 72. Richard was born in Lynn on July 30, 1945 to Albert & Andrea (Turmenne) Cormier. He was raised in Lynn, and spent most of his life there before moving to Melrose. Richard loved taking walks on Lynn Beach. He had a good heart and was always willing to help others. Richard enjoyed traveling as well, taking trips throughout the East Coast, as well as Alaska and the Caribbean. He was the husband of the late Ruth (O'Malley) Cormier. Loving companion of Marjorie Jackman of Melrose. Father of Mark Cormier & his wife Cara of Marlborough, Scott Cormier & his girlfriend Zerin of Taunton, and Todd Cormier & his wife Keri of Scarborough, ME. Grandfather of Emily Anne, Chloe, and Tyler Cormier. Brother of Lou Cormier of Lynn, Robert Cormier & his wife Carolyn of FL, Donat Cormier of Melrose, Jean Sanford of Amesbury, and predeceased by Edgar Cormier, Raymond Cormier, Arthur Cormier, and Irene Jeromine. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Visiting Hours will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017 from 4 PM to 6 PM at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose. A Prayer Service will be held at the Gately Funeral Home following the Visiting Hours at 6 PM. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Hallmark Health VNA and Hospice, Inc., 178 Savin St., Suite 300, Malden, MA 02148 or to the American Cancer Society, NCICFUL, PO Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454.