1960 – 2017
Thompson – Peter S. Ricard, 56, of Jensen Dr., died unexpectedly on Monday, July 17, 2017 at Day Kimball Hospital. He was the loving husband of Ann M. (Bergeron) Ricard. Born in Norwich, CT, he was the son of the late Roland J. and Stella (Banasiewicz) Ricard.
Mr. Ricard was a 1979 graduate of H.S. Ellis Tech High School. He went on to work as a manager in the textile industry, as a manager for Crabtree & Evelyn and then as an exclusion technician for Terminix. Peter enjoyed boating, riding his ATV, playing the guitar, the harmonica and loved animals. He was an avid fan of UConn Huskies Basketball. Above all, he loved his family and friends.
In addition to his wife Ann, Peter is survived by his daughter, Krystle Ricard-Breault of Ashford; his brother, Paul A. Ricard and his wife Diane of Voluntown; his sister, Renee A. Jowett of Griswold; and his grandchildren, Jessica Breault and Waylon Breault both of Ashford.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Peter’s family from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, followed by burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society, 2100 L. St. N.W., Washington DC, 20037. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.