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Rita Richard


Rita Richard


Visitation scheduled for this evening Sunday September 8th from 6-9 pm in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church ,Port Felix has been cancelled due to the power outage. The funeral service will be held Monday morning at 11am in the Church.


Richard, Rita Age 92, of Canso and formerly of Port Felix, Guysborough County passed away at the home of her daughter Carol and son-in-law Brian Parker on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Born in Port Felix, she was a daughter of the late Dennis and Clara (Pellerine) Cashin. Rita worked at the Nova Scotian Hotel, Halifax and the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax. Rita is survived by her children, Jude Cashin, Charlos Cove; Andrew Richard, Halifax; Harold (Masako) Richard, Vancouver, B.C.; Rollie (Elizabeth) Richard, Harrietsfield; Carol (Brian Parker), Canso; brothers; Arthur, Ontario; Paul (Rena), Charlos Cove; Elmo (Dorothy), Dartmouth; sister, Jacqueline LeBlanc, Port Felix; sister-in-law, Anita Cashin, Port Felix; grandchildren, Charlene (Robert), Angela (Rick), Sonya (Ryan), great-grandchildren, Bobby, Lexis, Tessa, Madden; many nieces, nephews, cousins and their families. Rita was predeceased by her husband, Andrew; brothers, Jude, Joseph (Hilda), Walthen, Danny (Grace), Stephen (Gertie) Pellerine; sisters, Monica (Nicholas) David and Excilda (Patrick) Boudreau, sister-in-law, Margaret Cashin. Visitation will be held Sunday from 6-9 p.m. in St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Port Felix from where funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. with Father Jonathan Nnajiofor officiating. Interment to follow in St. Joseph’s Parish Cemetery, Port Felix. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Parish Cemetery Fund. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, 17545, Hwy 316, Country Harbour. On-line condolences may be made at

Service Date
Monday, September 9, 2019
Service Time
11 a.m.
Service Location
St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Port Felix

Burial Date
Monday Sept 9, 2019
Burial Time
Following the service
Burial Location
St. Joseph's Parish Cemetery, Port Felix

Requested Charity
St. Joseph's Parish Cemetery Fund, Port Felix