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Michael B. RichardAugust 15, 1990
Michael Brendan Richard
Michael B. Richard, 26, of Pembroke died July 19, 2017 at his home in Pembroke. Michael was born in Laconia, August 15, 1990, son of Joseph M. Richard and Sheila (Driggers) Richard. He spent his youth and was schooled in Belmont, graduating from Belmont High School Class of 2009. He moved to Pembroke in 2014. Prior to his graduation from High School, Mike joined the New Hampshire National Guard. He served for 8 years, part of which was served as a member of the New Hampshire National Guard Military Honors Team. He was activated in 2010 with C BTRY 3-197TH FA FC, serving one year in Kuwait/Iraq. He was the recipient of numerous medals and service ribbons and was honorably discharged from the Guard in 2014 with the rank of Specialist E-4. At the time of his death Michael was employed with Akima Global Security Service, a private company contracted with the United States Air Force at New Boston Satellite Tracking Station in New Boston, New Hampshire. An avid fisherman, Michael sought out five to eight foot sharks to tag for the NOAA Fisheries. He leaves,
his father, Joseph M. Richard and his wife Carol of Tilton,
his mother, Sheila (Driggers) Richard and significant other, David Lewis of Manchester
Maternal grandmother, Carol Driggers of Gilmanton
Maternal grandparents, William and Elaine Bennett of Franklin
Calling hours will be held Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road (584 West Main St.) in Tilton. A graveside service will be held Friday, July 28, 2017 at 9:30 am with Military Honors at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 D. W. Highway in Boscawen, NH. Burial will follow.
It would be Michael’s wish to omit flowers. In lieu of flowers he would request that memorial contributions in his name be made to the “Veterans Count” in care of the Easter Seals of New Hampshire, 555 Auburn St., Manchester, NH 03103.