Frances Irene Richard of Exeter died peacefully in hospice care on June 9, 2017 at the age of 91. She was born on Oct. 13, 1925 in Exeter to E.A. and Sarah Elizabeth (Grandma) Brown. Frances, or Fran, was a home maker and raised her children in Exeter. She devoted her spare time volunteering at the Pink Ladies Guild and was also active in the Exeter Hospital Guild. Her longtime residency in Exeter provided many memories with life long friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her late husband of 67 years, Francis Richard of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Private burial services will be provided by Smith Family Chapel at the Exeter Cemetery. The family would like to give special thanks to the Manor House in Exeter for the comfort they provided Frances. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the Exeter Pink Ladies Guild.