Roland A. Ricard

  • DIED: July 1, 2013
  • LOCATION: Rockville, Connecticut

Roland A. Ricard, 79, of Ellington, CT, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2013 at Rockville General Hospital. He was born in Stafford Springs, CT, son of the late Armand and Clerina (Plasse) Ricard. Roland retired as head of maintenance from St. Joseph's Residence in Enfield. He was a member of St. Luke Parish, and the Moose Lodge in Tolland. In addition, Roland enjoyed racing his off road Jeep, Friday night racing at Stafford Motor Speedway, playing horseshoes, and family picnics. Roland is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Anna (Goldsnider) Ricard; two children, Kenneth Ricard and his wife Suzanne, and Doreen Brady and her husband Shawn; five grandchildren, Ashley, Jeremy, Stephanie, Hilary, and Sheila; three siblings, Claire Heck and her husband Gilbert, Lionel Ricard and his wife Alice, and Jeanette Guerrette and her husband Rene; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Calling hours are on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 from 6-8 P.M. at Introvigne Funeral Home, Inc., 51 East Main St., Stafford Springs, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 10 A.M. at St. Luke Church, 141 Maple St., Ellington, CT. Burial will follow in Ellington Center Cemetery, Ellington, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Crystal Lake Volunteer Fire Department, 316 Sandy Beach Rd., Ellington, CT 06029. For online condolences or directions, please visit:


“ Doreen, I am truly saddened by the passing of your father. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Linda Schubert ”

Posted by: Linda Schubert - Vernon, CT

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