VEINOT – Richard E., 69, of Brooklyn, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on Monday, April 15th, 2013.
Born in Liverpool, he was a son of the late Freeman and Hazel (Croft) Veinot.
Richard worked in the printing business for most of his life and started and co-owned Veinot’s Print in Sandy Cove with his brother Ted. He was a member of the Lions Club for many years and held many offices including President and Secretary Treasurer. He was an avid golfer and was a member of the Liverpool Golf Club and a former member of the Liverpool Curling Club. He loved to play cards, especially crib, but most of all loved his family; the highlight of his life was his granddaughters.
He is survived by his wife Eileen (Godwin), his daughter Kimberley (Irvin) MacKenzie of Brooklyn and his son Shawn (Missy) of Kentville. His granddaughters Kaylee and Kelsey MacKenzie, Paige, Brooke and Gabrielle Veinot. His sister Annabelle Rafuse of Milton and his brother Ted of Saint John, NB.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. Friends are invited to the Union Hall in Brooklyn on Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. for a celebration of Richard’s life. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the Queens General Hospital Health Project. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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