May 22, 2013

Edward J. Ricard

PORT HENRY — Edward J. Ricard, 76, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Fletcher Allen Health Center in Burlington with his daughters at his side.

He was born in Middletown Springs, Vt. on Aug. 31, 1936, the son of Manuel and Eleanor (McLaughlin) Ricard.

He attended Brandon High School in Brandon, Vt. and married Phyllis Mosher in 1955. Mr. Ricard was a logger and operated heavy equipment.

He was an avid hunter and a passionate fiddler and played all over the state of Vermont and eastern New York with his very close friend, Geraldine Martel. They played at state fairs, nursing homes and other gatherings providing much pleasure to others less fortunate. He was a member of the Champlain Valley Fiddlers, Northeast Fiddlers and the Adirondack Fiddlers. He was a good friend to many and a wonderful brother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

He is survived by two daughters, Judy (George) Disorda and Sherry (Bernard "Chip") Humiston, all of Brandon; four grandchildren, Jesse (Johanna) Disorda of Leicester, Gary (Lily Bixby) Benoit of Brandon, Thomas (LeAnne) Disorda of Salisbury and Chrysty (Chad) Palmer of Arlington, Wash.; nine great-grandchildren, Bradley, Dylan, Jared, Cole and Riley Disorda, Stephanie and Lauren Palmer and Colby and Reece Benoit; a sister, Lorna Ricard of Hartford, Vt.; and a brother, Byron Ricard of Brandon; aunts, cousins, nephews and nieces.

He was predeceased by his parents, two brothers, Donald Ricard and Leslie Ricard; and a special friend, Frances Cowin.

Calling hours are scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, at the Harland Funeral Home, 4279 S. Main St., Port Henry, N.Y. and on 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, at Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home, 26 Franklin St., Brandon, Vt. The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 24, in the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home. Reverend John McDonald, Pastor of the Forestdale Wesleyan Church in Forestdale will officiate. A graveside burial and committal service will follow in Forestdale Cemetery in Forestdale.

Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Vermont Heart Association, 434 Hurricane Lane, Williston, VT 05495 or the charity of your choice.

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