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Richards, Theodore Ashfield

October 11, 1938 – Green Bay, Antigua, West Indies
December 12, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta

Theodore “Ted” Ashfield Richards beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on December 12, 2015 at the age of 77 years.

Theodore served as a police officer in St. Kitts for ten years until he moved to Calgary with his family in 1969. Upon arrival in Calgary, he worked at Lucerne Foods as a quality controller until his retirement in 2011. If he didn’t go fishing, he spent many hours taking care of his garden, where he felt solace, relaxation and peace.

Theodore is survived by his wife of fifty-two years, Hyacinth; his sons, Theo (Rose), Ron (Joanne) and Cliff (Corie); his grandchildren, Dominque, Devante, Tyson, Isiah and Zander; his sisters, Adina Richards, Lynette Hughes, Annette Phillip (Harry), Victorine Matthew (Don); and his brothers, Casper (Carol) and Wilburt “King Obstinate” Richards. Ted was predeceased by his parents, Gerald Richards and Margaret Warner; and his son Roberto.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at ST. THOMAS MORE CATHOLIC CHURCH (15 Templebow Road N.E., Calgary, AB) on December, 22, 2015 at 8:00 p.m

Funeral Mass will be held at ST. THOMAS MORE CATHOLIC CHURCH (15 Templebow Road N.E., Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens (17th Avenue South East at Garden Road). Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like extend their appreciation and thanks to Dr. Peterson and the staff of Unit 39 and Dr. Clarke and the staff of Units 58 and 59 for the wonderful care and attention they provided to Theodore during his stay at the Peter Lougheed Hospital.

In living memory of Ted Richards, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-248-8585.

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  1. Bill and Pat Fisher

    Please accept our condolences Ron for you and your family. Our thoughts are with you at this time.

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  2. Cliff, Ron and Theo. My deepest sympathies to you and your families on the loss of your Father. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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  3. Julie Daniel, Yole Daniel and family

    Sweet Hyacinth and family, please accept our condolences on the loss of your husband. Thinking of you all.

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