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In loving memory of Richard “Rick” Ducharme who passed away at Maison McCulloch Hospice in Sudbury on Monday, February 26th, 2018 at the age 56 years. Beloved husband of Kimberly (nee Lachance) of Sudbury. Rick was the sunshine of Kim’s life. Loving father of Jordan (Christine), Brandon and Aaron (Michaela), all of Sudbury. His boys meant the world to him. Dear brother of Evelyn Ducharme (predeceased), Emilio (Claire) of Val Caron, Suzanne Henri (Raymond) of Coniston, Gerry (Joanne) of Kingston, Paulette Renaud (Gerry) of Aylmer QC, Micheline Grandmaison (Marc) of Skead and Robert (Debbie) of Sudbury. Beloved son of Fleurette of Sudbury and Roméo (predeceased). Special godfather to Logan Lachance and Amanda Ducharme. Dear son-in-law of Norm and Wanda Lachance of Sudbury and brother-in-law of Michael Lachance (Lucie) of Coniston. He also leaves behind several nieces and nephews. Rick was born in Sudbury on September 20th, 1961. He owned and operated Low Cost Home Improvements. He was very proud of his work and always stood by it. Aside from woodworking, Rick also had a passion for cars. He will be remembered as a very honest and happy-go-lucky kind of guy with a big heart, always willing to help anyone in need. In keeping with his wishes, there will be no visitation. A celebration of his life will be held at Holy Redeemer Church (1187 Bancroft Dr., Sudbury) on Friday, March 2nd , 2018 at 11:30 a.m. Donations to the Sudbury Hospice Foundation (by cheque please) would be greatly appreciated. Cremation arrangements in care of Simple Wishes of the North. (705) 470-707

Condolence Messages

  1. Cindy Samarin

    27 February 2018 12 months ago

    I’m so sorry for your loss Kim. My condolences to you and your family. Stay strong.

  2. Marla Julien

    27 February 2018 12 months ago

    I am so sorry for your loss, he will be missed

  3. Suzanne Bellemare

    27 February 2018 12 months ago

    We are so sorry for your loss Kim. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

  4. Lori & Kevin Gregorchuk

    27 February 2018 12 months ago

    So very sorry to hear about Rick. Our deepest condolences to you and your family.

  5. Ann Matte

    27 February 2018 12 months ago

    Dear Kim,
    To you and your sons, I send my deepest sympathy for your loss of Rick. I hope that your happier memories will prevail and help you through this very difficult time.

  6. Kathie Donnelly

    28 February 2018 12 months ago

    Kim, I’m here if you need anything. I really mean it. I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family.

  7. Chantal Rozon

    28 February 2018 12 months ago

    So sorry for your loss Kim and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  8. Gina Charbonneau

    28 February 2018 12 months ago

    I am so sorry for your loss. I am keeping you all in my prayers and thoughts. May you find comfort in the happy memories of your times spent together. He will live on in your hearts forever.

  9. louise mcneil

    28 February 2018 12 months ago

    My deepest sympathies to you, Kim and your family. So sorry for your loss.

  10. Ray Poitras Jr

    28 February 2018 12 months ago

    Warmest condolences to Kim and the boys. I’ll miss seeing Rick around the subdivision and the conversations we shared.

  11. Sue Rannelli

    28 February 2018 12 months ago

    I am so sorry for our loss Kim! My condolences to the whole family!

  12. Marina Mogensen

    01 March 2018 12 months ago

    I wish to express my most sincerest condolences to Kim and the entire Ducharme family. Seeing as Micheline and I have been best friends since the age of 4, I spent many Friday and Saturday nights staying overnight in the Ducharme household. Rick, Micheline, Robert and I played card and board games for hours on end. Church was a must on Sunday mornings and we all went. Many lunches were also spent with their family as our school was right across the street from their home, so I was often invited to enjoy this meal with them. As we got older, card and board games turned to party nights, which we again all enjoyed as a group. Everyone including Rick always made me feel like a part of their family. Being an only child myself, Rick was one of the brothers I never had. He was always such a happy soul! I have so many fond memories of time spent with the Ducharmes, it pains me to think that they have lost a part of themselves. It is with a sad heart that I send my prayers, hugs and kisses to all of them. Special thoughts go out to Mme Ducharme who has had to endure the loss of a second child. May we all be reunited one day to play board games together once again.

  13. Anita Tilson

    01 March 2018 12 months ago

    Dear Kim. I was so shocked to hear the news of Rick’s passing; I think that I am still in shock. My heart goes out to you & the boys. You are in my thoughts constantly.

    Anita & Glenn Tilson

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