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Gloria J. ((Tavares)) Richard -- Fall River

AUCLAIR FUNERAL HOME Gloria J. (Tavares) Richard, 55, of Baird St., Fall River, wife of Jeffrey A. Richard, Sr., died Sunday, January 1, 2012.

A Durfee High School graduate, she was employed by Lightolier for 35 years.

Besides her husband of 32 years, she leaves 2 children, Jeffrey A. Richard (Amanda Dumican), and Rebekah Richard (Kenneth Souza), all of Fall River; a granddaughter, Kaylee Ferreira; siblings, John Tavares of Dighton, MA, Charlene Pascoal of Fall River, and Kenney Tavares of Maine; and nieces and nephews. She was the daughter of the late John and Velma (Correia) Tavares; and the sister of the late Donna Ferreira.

Her funeral will be held Thursday at 9:00 AM from the AUCLAIR FUNERAL HOME, 690 So. Main St., Fall River, with a funeral mass in Holy Trinity Church at 10:00 AM. Burial, Notre Dame Cemetery.

Visitation, Wednesday 3:00 to 7:00 PM. LARGE PARKING AREA and BARRIER-FREE ENTRANCE at the rear of funeral home. Donations, in lieu of flowers, to Steward Hospice, 275 Martine St., Fall River MA 02723 appreciated. Online guest book at

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Reported: 01/02/12 (Show all obituaries for this day)

By: AUCLAIR FUNERAL HOME (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)

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