Eric N. “Ric” Richard
RUMFORD –- Eric N. “Ric” Richard, 46, died on November 10, 2011 in Rumford. He was a resident of Cedar Lane in Rumford.
Born in Bridgeport, CT on January 22, 1965, he was a son of George and Eileen Richard. He graduated from Rumford High School with the Class of 1983. He was an Administrative Officer for the Rumford Police Department.
Ric was an avid musician, a trait that he got from his father and was also an avid ball player. To Steve and Nicholas, he was the dad that he didn’t have to be.
He was married in Concord Pond on June 25, 2005 to Tamera Sorensen, who survives of Rumford.
Other survivors include his two sons, Steven Smith of Rumford and CPL Nicholas Smith, U.S. Marine Corps, and his wife, Megan of Rumford; his parents, George and Eileen Richard of Peru, Neil and Susan Sorensen of Peru and Marilyn Sorensen in Heaven; brothers, Mark D. Richard of Rumford, Neil F. Sorensen of Rumford, Scotty Blaisdell of Dixfield and Todd Greig of Peru; sisters, Tracy Blasidell of Dixfield, Tricia Greig of Peru, Heather Sorensen of Rumford; his longest best friend, Randy DeRoche; and his large extended family.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Parish of The Holy Savior St. Athanasius–St. John Church. Friends are invited to call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Meader & Son Funeral Home, 3 Franklin St., Rumford. Those who desire may contribute to Comforts From Home, c/o American Legion Auxiliary, 184 Congress St., Rumford, ME 04276 in his memory.