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Clarence Richard

May 13, 1928 - October 29, 2012


On October 29, 2012, Mr. Clarence Richard passed away at the age of 84 years. He was predeceased by his wife, Moza; and is survived by his daughters, Michelle (Nick), Colette & Simone; and siblings, Robert, Conrad & Gabrielle. A Prayer Service will be held on Sunday, November 4 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Cathedral, St. Paul. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, November 5 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Cathedral, St. Paul. Reverend Father Gerard Gauthier will be the celebrant, with interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, St. Paul. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation c/o 5626-51 St., St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1. To send condolences online, please visit




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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Doug & Colette Orlecki
Relation: Friend

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the family. Clancy has left a wonderful legacy. His contribution, and, Mentoring to all the young Hockey Players that were lucky to be part of his team, will, never be forgotten. He was truly one of St. Paul’s Heros. GOD BLESS.

From: martin naundorf
Relation: from the hockey years

he made hockey what it is in st.paul today …will never be another clancy

From: Thomas O'Neill
Relation: Friend

St. Paul is missing a hockey hero and local legend.
Who better to coach you with the game on the line with 2 minutes to go…there is only one Clancy, the man loved the game of hockey.
Thoughts and prayers to all in the family.

From: Dennis and Gloria Zukiwsky
Relation: coach, mentor, and dear friend

To Clarence’s daughters, brother Conrad and families; our deepest sympathies to each of you; may the many warm memories of “Clancy” comfort as you work your way through this difficult time. He was a very special person who touched so many people in so many ways; always giving of himself for his players, his team and his community. His hockey legacy in St. Paul and all of Alberta will live on and his wonderful friendship and incredible warmth will be remembered always.

From: Ray and Donna Desjardins
Relation: friends

Our prayers are with the family. Memories are often the way to heal the loss. Certainly, our community has many fond memories of Clancy-right down to his smiling face in the parade this year. His contribution to St. Paul will carry on in special ways for our future. A very special man….

From: Gregory Joly
Relation: He was my Coach

My condolences to Michelle,Colette and Simone on the passing of your dad. I wish it was possible for me to be there with everyone to celebrate the life of a remarkable man. Many befor me and many after me were very fortunate to have Clancy as a coach his commitment and dedication to St.Paul hockey will not be surpassed. Thanks to him a wonderful time in my life. My thoughts and prayers are with you all may your dad’s memories be eternal.

From: Russell Roy
Relation: Friend and coach

Clancy made a difference in a lot of young men’s life’s. He is one of the reasons that St Paul is such a great community. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

From: Judy Kendel
Relation: friend

Michelle, Colette and Simone – So very sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. We were friends with your parents for a very long time and I am left with very fond memories. Your Father was one of a kind – devoted to his family, community and, of course, hockey. The world needs more “Clancys”. Take care.
Judy Kendel, Sherwood Park

From: Mari Whitlam
Relation: Long-time friend with Michelle

Dear Michelle, Colette and Simon:
Hearts will break and tears will fall but know your Dad is safely home where joy and peace will be his eternal reward.
My prayers and thoughts are with you all.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 5, 2012
Beginning at 10:30am

St. Paul''s Cathedral

St. Paul, AB Canada

Prayer Service: Sunday, November 4 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Paul”s Cathedral, St. Paul.

St. Paul, AB Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation

c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB  T0A 3A1

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