Daniel E. "Dane" Richard, 48, of New Bedford, passed away Friday, July 19, 2019, unexpectedly, after a brief illness at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Tina M. (Richard) Richard of New Bedford.
Dane was the adopted son of Paul Richard of Milford, NH and the late Linda (Paulino) Richard and the biological son of Nancy Ann Vaughan. He lived most of his life in the city and was previously an advertising rep. Dane was a talented artist and enjoyed shooting pool.
He is also survived by his grandmother, Deolinda Paulino of Fairhaven; a son, Justin Paul Richard of New Bedford; two daughters, Kyra Lin Richard and Linda Marie Richard both of New Bedford; his companion, Helen Lacerda-Kirby of New Bedford; a brother, David Heyes of VT; three sisters, Alison Morris and her husband Brett, Stacy Fowlie and her companion John Silva and Tracy Richard-McCombs all of New Bedford; an aunt, Lisa Dion and her husband Bryan of New Bedford; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Dane was the brother of the late Lloyd Richard.
He will be cremated and a memorial gathering and burial at St. John Cemetery, New Bedford, will be held at a later date.
Arrangements by the Donaghy-Hathaway Funeral Home, 465 County St., New Bedford.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to his Go Fund Me Account.
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