Richard was born the son of the late Elizabeth (Buswell) and Minot Secord on March 31, 1934 in Lowell, MA. He was educated in Winchester where he attended Thayer High School.
On February 14, 1986 he exchanged vows with Norma J. Vaillencourt. They were married at the United Church of Winchester with family and friends in attendance. The Secords have been married for thirty-three years.
Dick was the co-owner of the Forest Lake Camp Grounds in Winchester. He has owned the establishment for fifty-four years.
When his time wasn’t being taken up by the camp grounds he enjoyed playing bingo, going on casino trips and travel.
Mr. Secord is survived by his wife, Norma J. Secord of Winchester. His children; Mary Secord and her husband, Rashead of Athol, MA. Pamela Krusleck and her husband, Kevin of Keene. Joyan Secord of Pittsfield, MA. Carmen Caloon of Fl. Children from the combined marriage; Michele Briggs of Pheonix, AZ. and Kimberly Clark and her husband, Peter of Keene. He leaves his siblings; Patrice Bouchie of Winchester and Harold Secord and his wife, Linda of Marlborough. In addition he is survived by many grandchildren, several great grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Dick is pre-deceased by his siblings; Barbara, Stella, Gilbert, Donald, Dorothy and Sally.
In keeping with Dick’s wishes there are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 11am. in the family lot at Evergreen Cemetery, Forest Lake Rd. Winchester, NH. 03470. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in memory of Richard A. Secord to: Monadnock Humane Society, 101 West Swanzey Rd. Swanzey, NH. 03446. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 South Winchester ST. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com