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In Loving Memory of

Richard Paul Nadon

1945-2021

Obituary of Richard Paul Nadon

NADON, Richard “Dick” Paul - Welland, Ontario

It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Dick on March 18, 2021 at the age of 76. He was surrounded by his loving family at the St. Catharines General Hospital.

He married Hélène (née Paquin), the love of his life, in 1969, who survives him. Dick is also survived by sons Luc (Debbie) from Welland, Mario, and daughter Rachelle from Saskatoon, his grandchildren Laura and Marc, his mother Mary Beatrice Nadon (née Germain), his brother Michael (Claire) in Cornwall, and nieces & nephews. Dick is predeceased by his father Paul Émile Nadon and his sister Agnes Leduc (Raymond) from Cornwall.

Dick retired from Canada Customs after 30 years; he worked in Cornwall, Lahr West Germany, Niagara Falls, and the Canada Customs College. Dick enjoyed volunteering at St. Vincent De Paul in Welland, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Legion. After retirement he wintered in Florida with Hélène for 15 years. Dick enjoyed his time with his grandchildren and they were a big part of his life. Dick loved music and played guitar to entertain friends and family, this passion was passed on to his grandson Marc.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). As per his wishes cremation has taken place. The family has decided to have a celebration of life at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to your local St. Vincent De Paul or the Welland Office; this would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be made on Dick’s tribute page found at EssentialsNiagara.com.

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Frances Gifford
1 year ago

So sorry to hear of Dick’s passing. He was a great assess to Welland Particular Council of St. Vincent de Paul, where he gave of his time and talent as Treasurer. Sincere sympathy to all the family.

Rose-Marie
1 year ago

Mes très sincères sympsthie a toute la famille. Je viens juste de savoir à propos du décès de Dick. Encore mes très sincère condoléances.

Cecile Letourneau
1 year ago

My sympathy to you Helen and family. MY prayers are with you .

Irene Iggulden
1 year ago

I worked with Dick in the warehouse at Queenston Bridge. He was my “go to” guy whenever I needed help with a commercial entry permit. He knew his job well and he certainly was missed when he retired. I’m so sad to hear of his loss. Please receive my deepest sympathy in friendship and respect.

John Hilimoniuk
1 year ago

I worked with Dick at The Canada Border Services Agency. He was a good man, a good friend and a good officer.

D W Johnson
1 year ago

It was with great sadness I learned of the passing of Dick. I will always remember the fun times spent with Dick a your family while we were neighbours in Cornwall.

jackie
1 year ago

To Helen&family Sorry to hear about Dick)s passing.We h ad some fun times together\ Best wishes Jackie & gilles Lamothe

Wayne and Aline Currier
1 year ago

Our condolences to Helene and the family on the passing of a dear old friend, Dick. Dick, you will be remembered fondly.

Roger and Joanne Lalonde
1 year ago

To Helene and the Kids; Please accept our deepest sympathy. We had some great times with lots of laugh.

Tommy MacKay
1 year ago

My deepest sympathies to you Helene, Luc, Mario and Rachelle as well as the extended family. Richard was a great man who loved life and family and although I didn’t realize it at the time helped me become the man I am today. Luc my sympathies to you and your family. I miss you my friend.

Sherri-Leah and Fern Boucher
1 year ago

Fern and I have you and your family in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. I know I have some wonderful memories of my “Uncle Dickie”, still can’t believe Lynn and I were calling him Uncle when he was our cousin. He was always so good to us. We hope all your precious moments will now be treasured memories that will help you all in the days to come. Big hugs.

Brad Perzul
1 year ago

Helene our sincere condolences, I worked with Richard for many years at Customs. RIP my friend!

Jeannine et Robert Lemire
1 year ago

Nos plus sincères sympathies à toi Hélène et à toute ta famille.

Wanda Christopher
1 year ago

Dear Helene,
So very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.

Joanne and Joe Loscavo
1 year ago

We are sending our deepest condolences to you Hélène, and the entire family!

Swetha chheda
1 year ago

My heartfelt condolences to you ( Helene) and your family. Richard will be missed greatly.
Rest In Peace…

Francine and Douglas Fobert
1 year ago

Our deepest sympathy.💕

Liette Newman
1 year ago

Chère Hélène’. Je vous offre mes plus sincères vœux de condoléances.

Micheline Lariviere
1 year ago

My deepest sympathy to you Helene and family.

Jim Barwell
1 year ago

Rosanna and l send our heartfelt condolences to the Nadon family.

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Linda Roach
1 year ago

I met this lovely couple in Florida & attended a few great parties with them. You will be missed Dick. Sincere condolences to Helene & all the family.

roger robert
1 year ago

Our deepest sympathy Helene & your family Dick will be miss

Jean Liddell
1 year ago

My deepest sympathy to you and the family Helene. I will remember Dick and all the wonderful times we spent in Florida. His music plays on.

Diane Busby
1 year ago

Mes sinceres sympathies Helene et famille….I cant imagine how difficult this is for you and everyone who loved him…May God give you all the Courage and Strength needed to travel on your Journey of Grief

Manon Bilodeau
1 year ago

Deepest sympathies to you and your family, from Sébastian and I.

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