Richard L. Guerin, 89
Richard L. Guerin, of Brunswick, Georgia formerly of Robinson Street in Webster died peacefully May 19,2017
Richard was born July 10, 1927 in Webster, Massachusetts. He is the son of the late Emma Guerin. After High School he enlisted in the Navy serving aboard the USS Sampson. After his service in the Navy Richard had a 15 year career with the Webster Police Department. He received two medals for his life saving efforts and he retired as a Sergeant.
Dick was a Tractor Trailer driver for 24 years with P. Wagers Express in Dudley. A member of Teamsters, Legion Post 184 in Webster, Worcester County Sheriffs Association, Southern Mass Police Association.
Life Member of the Webster Lodge of Elks serving every officers role and as Exalted Ruler Twice. Richard enjoyed attending USS Sampson Reunions and many State Elks Functions.
He devoted his Wednesdays to working elks bingo for over 20 years. He was predeceased by his wife, Rita Hajec in 2013.
He is survived by one daughter: Patricia L. Buchser of Brunswick, GA; one sister: Jackie Derosier of Webster, MA ; niece, Kathleen Jalbert niece, Roberta Kuecker and niece, Karen Lowell. Predeceased by his Nephew, Michael Derosier.
A graveside service was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday May 23 at St. Joseph Garden Of Peace Cemetery, Worcester Road, Webster, Massachusetts. The Webster Dudley Veterans Council will provide Military Honors. A celebration of life will be held in August and announced by his daughter.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his name were made to:
Saint Joseph Gymnasium Fund
53 Whitcomb Street
Webster, MA 01570.
The Elks Foundation at the Elks website