NEW MILFORD — Richard M. Bellemare, 68, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at New Milford Hospital.
Richard was born on March 19, 1949 in Waterbury, a son of the late Ubald and Marion (Wood) Bellemare, and had lived in New Milford for the past 20 years, where he had worked as a produce manager at Stop & Shop before retiring. Richard was a proud U.S. Marine Corps veteran, having served during the Vietnam War. He was a big NASCAR fan and his favorite driver was #18 Kyle Busch.
Richard is survived by his sons, Richard M. Bellemare, Jr., Brian Bellemare and his wife, Susan, and Christopher Bellemare and his wife, Jessica; his daughters, Tammy Bellemare and Amy Bellemare; his brother, David Bellemare and his wife, Blanche; his sister, Arlene Boisvert, and his five grandchildren.
Services and burial are private. There are no calling hours and arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck.
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