Obituary for Richard Fortier
Richard L. Fortier, age 60, passed away on April 12, 2017 at his home in Brockton.
Richard was born in Norwood to Richard and Mary Fortier on May 6, 1956.
Richard was a driver for the MBTA for 14 years and worked for the United States postal service prior to that. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army stationed in Korea. He was known for his sense of humor and funny stories. Richard was always there to support and help those in need.
Richard is survived by his daughter Rebecca Fortier of Farmington, CT; parents: Richard and Mary Fortier of Millis; 2 sisters: Denise Krohn of Chandler, AZ and Karen Carlson of Mendon; and many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Richard is preceded by his siblings: Kevin Fortier and Leslie Gallagher.
The wake will be held from 4-8 on Wednesday April 19th at Roberts Mitchell funeral chapel in Millis. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 on Thursday April 20th at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Millis. Burial will follow at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his memory to Dana Farber Cancer Society.