Richard E. Burr


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Hampden - Richard E. Burr, 57, passed away on April 11, 2019 with his loving family and friends around him. He was born in Bangor, September 29, 1961, the son of Lawrence Burr and Patricia Walsh.
Richard was employed as a teacher at Amicus for 28 years working at Edward Bouchea Center for Learning, followed by many years at Treat Falls.
Richard is survived by his mother and step-father, Patricia and Franklin Walsh of Bangor; his sisters, Deborah Burr of FL, Donna Cutliffe and her husband, Glenn, of Brunswick, and Cheryl Clark and her husband, Reggie, of Chelsea; his brothers, Timothy Burr and his wife, Cindy, of Bath, and Christopher Walsh and his wife, Robin, of IN; his long time best friend, Merle Moore of Hampden; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Friends are welcome to visit with the family from 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. Followed by a funeral Liturgy outside of Mass at 6:00 p.m. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center St., Bangor immediately following the service.
Those wishing to remember Richard in a special way may make gifts in his memory to St. Jude Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences to the family may be expressed at
Published on April 14, 2019
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Judy Cardimino
Apr 16, 2019
Richard I will always remember you as so full of life and laughter. May you rest in eternal peace
Rebecca Cross
Apr 16, 2019
So sorry to hear of Richards passing. Only knew him for a short while but he was kind and generous, especially to the children around the complex.
Brenda& Ron
Apr 16, 2019
So sorry to hear about Richard. Your in our prayers. XOXO
Heidi Godsoe, Past Executive Director at Amicus
Apr 16, 2019
Richard was a kind and gentle soul, generous of spirit but so full of fun and laughter. He was an important part of life at Amicus as a colleague and also a friend to everyone. My deepest sympathy to all who loved him
Bob Emery
Apr 16, 2019
Merle, I am so sorry for the loss of your best friend. Sending love and Big Hugs.
Shelly (Philbrick) Turner
Apr 15, 2019
I’m so sorry for your loss. My love and prayers for you and your family.
Karen Benson
Apr 15, 2019
My deepest condolences to all of Richard's family and best friend Merle. I had the pleasure of working with Richard for 18 years and was always moved by his generosity of spirit and concern for people and animals. He will be greatly missed by the may lives he touched in such a positive way.