CANDIA- Mr. Stanley K. Richardson, Jr., 87, of Candia, passed away at the Catholic Medical Center on October 2, 2021 after a period of declining health.
Born in Concord, he was the son of the late Stanley K. Richardson, Sr. and Anne (Evans) Richardson. He was raised and educated in Pembroke before later moving to Candia. He enlisted in the United States Army and proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict, being honorably discharged with the rank of SP-3.
Prior to his retirement, Stan was employed by the NH State Police for over 30 years, rising to the rank of Corporal. He later worked as a dispatcher for Merchant’s Motors. He served as Assistant Chief for the Pembroke Police Department and also worked as a foreman for Pembroke Boats.
Stan was a life member of the National Rifle Association. He was also a member of the NH Towing Association, a 69-year member of the Pembroke Grange, the Kenny Wallace Fan Club, the State of NH Benevolent Association and the State of NH SEA Retired Chapter 1.He was also a member of the Hannah Dustin Chapter of NAFCA.
He enjoyed camping, stamp and coin-collecting, his autograph collection, fishing and NASCAR racing. He was an avid Monarchs and Fisher Cats fan.
Stan is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 64 years, Laurice (Day) Richardson; his children, Kimberly Dionne of Bow, Susan Archambeault of Elkton, Maryland, Lisa Migneault of Candia and Stanley K. Richardson, III of Candia. He was the brother to Sylvia Dockx of Venice, FL. He is also survived by 4 grandchildren , 9 great grandchildren, a niece and nephew, and several cousins both here in the USA and in England.
A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held on Friday, October 15th at 1 P.M. in the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be sent to the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH 03303 or the New Hampshire SPCA, 104 Portsmouth Ave., Stratham, NH 03885. Assisting the family with arrangements is the Petit-Roan Funeral Home in Pembroke. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.petitroan.com
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New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery
110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen NH 03303
New Hampshire SPCA
104 Portsmouth Avenue, Stratham NH 03885