Richard Ostiguy Sr.
New Braintree/ Brookfield - Richard E. Ostiguy Sr. , 77 passed away on Wednesday, March 13,2013 in St.Vincent Hospital. He leaves his wife of 59 years M. Madeleine (Ducharme) Ostiguy; 4 sons Rene E. & wife Gayle of New Braintree,Roger E. & friend Mary of Southbridge, Richard E. Jr "Spike" & his wife Debbie of Hardwick and Randall E. of Long Beach,CA.; a brother Roger E. & his wife Marie of New Braintree ; 6 grandchildren ; 4 great grandchildren; cousins, extended family and many friends. Richard was born in New Braintree the son of Arthur & Beatrice (Theberge) Ostiguy and lived many years in Warren before moving to New Braintree in 1984 and Brookfield in 2002. He worked at Warren Pump Co. for 18 years retiring in 1997. He also worked as the highway superintendent for the Town of Warren and for REO Brothers General Contractors for 10 years. Richard was a former member of the Warren Fire Department and was instrumental in forming the civil defense for the Town of Warren. Richard enjoyed the Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots and restoring vintage small engines .A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 18,2013 with a Mass at 11:00AM in St.Josephs Church 296 Main St. North Brookfield. Pillsbury Funeral Home 44 GIlbert St. is directing arrangements. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to VNACARE Network & Hospice 5 Federal St. Danvers,MA.01923 or www. vnacarenetwork.org. Please visit : Pillsburyfuneralhome.com