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Richard Roger Montbleau

October 28, 1956 — March 7, 2023

Dracut

Beloved Father, Pepe & Uncle

Richard R. Montbleau, 66, a resident of Dracut, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family at his daughter’s home on Tuesday, March 7, 2023. He was born in Lowell on October 28, 1956 and was a son of the late Dolores A. (Marshall) Charbonneau and Roger H. Montbleau.

After graduating high school, Richard proudly went on to serve his country in the United States Army. He took great pride in being a veteran and serving to protect others. After his time in the service, Richard worked as an EMT for Care Ambulance and then as a paramedic for the Milford Whittinsville Regional Hospital for many years. He attended the Massachusetts Firefighter Academy later in life and upon graduation joined the Northbridge Fire Department for 10 years.

He was a karate instructor with a 3rd degree black belt and he enjoyed attending many tournaments throughout the years. He loved hunting and fishing and vacationing down in Mexico.

Richard is survived and will be deeply missed by his three children, Nathaniel Montbleau of Boston, MA, Natalie Cafeteiro and her husband Ryan of Dracut and Bethany Degnan and her husband Brian of Dracut; his eight grandchildren, Nicholas, Julia, Brayden, Andrew, Mackenzie, Matthew, Jayce and Colton; his significant other, Shirley Blasius; his former wife and long-time friend, Debra (Lepine) Montbleau; his step-father, Leo Charbonneau, Sr.; his step-brother, Leo Dalphond; as well as many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

He is predeceased by his four siblings, Robin, Sharon, Jimmy and Leo.

Relatives and friends are invited to Richard’s Life Celebration on Monday, March 13, 2023 from 4 until 7 PM at the McKENNA-OUELLETTE FUNERAL HOME, 327 Hildreth Street, Lowell. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10 AM at St. Michael Church, Lowell. Burial to follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Lowell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Richard’s memory to Home Base Veteran and Family Care, 125 Nashua Street, Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114.

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Visitation

Monday, March 13, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

McKenna-Ouellette Funeral Home

327 Hildreth Street, Lowell, MA 01850

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Funeral Mass

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Interment

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Starts at 11:15 am (Eastern time)

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