Raymond E. Ricard Jr., 43, of Worcester and Northborough, died Nov. 30, 2013 in Worcester after a period of declining health. He was born and raised in southern Vermont, the son of the late Clara Ricard.
Ray leaves his best friend and mother of his children, Deborah Goldsmith of Northborough; his children, Kyle, Nicholas, and Chloe May Ricard, all of Northborough; his father, Raymond Ricard Sr. of Florida; siblings, David Ricard, Paul Ricard, Joan Tarbell and Lisa Felion of Vermont, John Ricard of Tennessee, and Mary Bourne of Texas; and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Ray lived in Northborough, and most recently in Worcester. Ray was an accomplished cook and landscaper. He loved Vermont, fishing, hunting, and heavy metal music. Most importantly, Ray lived for his children.
Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the “Raymond E. Ricard Jr. Donation Fund” for his children, c/o Avidia Bank. 53 West Main St., Northborough, MA 01532. To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, please visit: www.haysfuneralhome.com.