In memory of
Richard L. "Rick" Beaupre
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In memory of
Richard L. "Rick" Beaupre
Richard "Rick" L. Beaupre, 79, of Stafford Springs, passed away Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at Evergreen Health Care Center. He was born in Caribou, Maine, son of the late Leo and Alice (Tardiff) Beaupre. Richard worked as a welder for Pratt & Whitney and Hamilton Standard for many years. He served our country in the Coast Guard during the Vietnam War, and was a member of the Strazza, Tonoli-Emhoff Post 26 American Legion in Stafford and St. Edward Parish. Richard enjoyed bowling, fishing, snowmobiling, and golfing, and he was an avid Red Sox, Patriots, and UConn fan. He enjoyed his family, especially his grandchildren and great-granddaughters, and he had a great sense of humor. Richard is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Arline (Hurchala) Beaupre; two daughters, Terry Whalen and her husband, Mark, and Michele Miller and her husband, Robert; seven grandchildren, Jessica DiPillo and her husband, Dan, Joshua Hatch and his wife, Ashley, Stacy Zevetchen and her husband, Peter, Trevor Simpson, Courtney, Erin, and Stephanie Miller; four great-granddaughters, Mia, Aubree, Piper, and Evah Lily; a brother, Galen Beaupre and his wife, Sandra; a brother-in-law, John S. Hurchala Jr.; and a sister-in-law, Lorraine Holland and husband, David. He was predeceased by his son, Bruce Beaupre; and sister, Marlene Hurchala. His funeral will be held Thursday, Oct. 20, with a procession forming by 9 a.m. at Introvigne Funeral Home, 51 East Main St., Stafford Springs, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Edward Church, 55 High St., Stafford Springs. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Edward Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Citizens Scholarship Foundation, Bruce Beaupre Fund, c/o Rose Roszczewski, P.O. Box 25, Stafford Springs, CT 06076, the American Legion Post 26, 10 Monson Road, Stafford Springs, CT 06076, or to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090. For online condolences or directions, please visit
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