Pomfret – Dr. Richard Lefebvre, 80, of Searles Road died in his home on November 10, 2013. He was born July 28, 1933 in Pittsfield, MA to the late Walter and Jenny (Jacques) Bean.
He was a graduate of Holy Cross College and Tufts Dental School. He practiced oral surgery in Southbridge, MA and Pomfret, CT for over 30 years until his retirement in 1993. He was on staff at Harrington Memorial Hospital and Day Kimball Hospital.
Richard loved working on his farm in Pomfret, landscaping, and raising farm animals. He enjoyed skiing, sailing, cooking, and country music. His passion was reading books, especially about the Civil War and he was able to travel to some of the historic battlefields.
He leaves his children, Loretta (Lefebvre) Foisey and her husband Mark of Pomfret; his son, Richard Lefebvre of Weatherford, TX; his grandchildren Siana Green, Amanda Lefebvre, and Lucas Lefebvre; as well as a loving friend, Nancy Fox, of Coventry, RI.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, November 25, 2013 at 10:00am in Most Holy Trinity Church, 568 Pomfret Street, Pomfret. Burial will follow in Abington Cemetery. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers please contribute a donation in his memory to Hospice of Northeastern CT, P.O. Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260 or NECCOG Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 759, Dayville, CT 06241. Gilman Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. For Memorial Guestbook, visit www.gilmanandvalade.com.