Clement E. Richardson
Carmel - Clement E. Richardson 93 died unexpectedly at his Carmel residence June 7, 2019 of natural causes. Clement was born in Carmel Aug. 26, 1925 the son of Augustave and Bertha (Hill) Richardson. He was a graduate of Carmel High School in the class of 1943. During WW II Clement was a veteran of the Merchant Marines. After his return to Carmel from serving in the Merchant marines he was employed as a truck driver for T.R. Savage Trucking for many years. Following his employment with T.R. Savage he went to work for the State of Maine Department of Transportation as a truck driver and heavy equipment operator, serving for over 20 years.
Clement was a 63 year member of Benevolent Masonic Lodge # 87 of Carmel, a member of Seminary Hill Daylight Masonic Lodge of Bangor, Member of Anah Temple Shrine, and a member of the Past Masters Unit of the Shrine, a member of Stevens Royal Arch Chapter of Newport, a member of the Scottish Rite of Bangor. He was a member of the Carmel Historical Society, the Carmel Senior Citizens, the Carmel High School Alumni Association of which he was founding member. He was a member of the Maine Beekeepers Association, a member of the Penquis Beekeepers, and a member of the Maine State Retirees Association.
Clement was predeceased by his wife of 62 years Diane Richardson who died Sept 2, 2008. He was also two sisters Virginia and Kathleen, and two brothers Earl and Gerald.
He is survived by four sons; David E. Richardson and his wife Diana of Carmel , Michael C. Richardson and his wife Susan of Garland, Brian L. Richardson and his wife Mary of Andover, Paul A. Richardson of Miami, Florida, one daughter Sandra J. Oliver and her husband Craig of Hermon, a special friend Julia Pike of Carmel, 2 brothers; Dale Richardson of Georgia and Wayne Richardson of VT, 1 sister Tracey Waning of Carmel, six grandchildren Tricia Richardson, Todd Richardson, Ian Richardson, Sarah Shannon, Christine Pitcher, Respah Mitchell; 10 great grandchildren.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 PM, Wednesday June 12, 2019 at the Brown Funeral Home 34 High Street Newport. A Masonic Funeral Service will be conducted at 1 PM Thursday June 13, 2019 at the Carmel Union Congregational Church, Carmel, Maine. Burial will be immediately at the family lot in Highland Cemetery, Carmel Maine.
In lieu of flowers friends may make memorial donation to the Carmel Historical Society, P.O. Box 214 Carmel Maine 04419 or to Benevolent Lodge #87, c/o Stephen Hoekstra, 1002 Elm Street, Newport, Me. 04953.
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Published on June 10, 2019


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