It is with profound sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Rich on June 25, 2018. Devoted husband to Suzie, loving father to Blaze and RJ and stepfather to René and brother to Caroline. Rich will be dearly missed by his family and countless friends whose lives he touched. His undeniable sense of humour, infectious laugh and warm smile followed him everywhere he went, whether it was at the community hockey rink or the baseball diamond where he devoted so much time and effort to the Burlington Old Timers League. He always brightened everyone’s day. His love for hockey and passion to support his community was evident as a longstanding Burlington City Rep referee for the Ontario Minor Hockey League. He will be immensely missed but never forgotten with love in our hearts. Viewing will be held at Dodsworth & Brown Funeral Home - Burlington Chapel (2241 New Street, Burlington) on Thursday June 28, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will take place at the Burlington Baptist Church (2225 New Street, Burlington, next to funeral home) at11 a.m.,followed by a Celebration of Life at QB’s restaurant from 1:30pm to 4:00pm.As an expression of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Burlington City Rep Eagles or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
May your memories of Richard and the love of family and friends surround you and give you strength. May there be comfort in knowing that someone so special will never be forgotten.
With love and rememberance,
Michael and Delia