Reichert, Richard Paul

Reichert, Richard Paul

June 16th, 2017

April 15, 1948 – June 16, 2017

Passed peacefully, in his sleep, into the presence of his Lord, where we will one day meet him again. Cherished husband and best friend of Hope, having just celebrated 48 years of marriage. Dear Dad of Peter (Celeste) of Madrid, Spain; Jennifer (Kitt) of New York, NY; Joel (Christa) of Phoenix, AZ; and Paul (BethAnn) of Quito, Ecuador. Fun-loving Grampa to Peter’s kids, Ethan, Jadyn, and Chase; Joel’s kids Blaize, Xavier, Cruz and Mayela; and Paul’s kids Jack, Carleigh and Tilghman. Dear brother of Priscilla (Bill), Santa Barbara, CA; predeceased by his brother Allen (Claudette), 2009. Dear brother-in-law to Ron and Faith Burnham, Windsor, ON; and Vic and Nancy Enns, Madeira, BC, and beloved uncle to his nieces and nephews. Richard was born in Outlook, Saskatchewan in 1948. He was ordained to the ministry in 1977, while serving at Luseland Alliance Church in Saskatchewan. In 1979, they left for overseas ministry with the C&MA in Ecuador. In 2003, they transitioned to the Caribbean Sun Region and finished their ministry in Mexico City in 2013. They retired to London where they worked actively on their bucket list. A memorial service to celebrate Richard’s life will be held at WEST LONDON ALLIANCE CHURCH, 750 Wonderland Road North, London, on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to International Teams Canada, on behalf of Paul and Beth Reichert, or Global Advance Fund of the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada.

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Margaret (McLellan) SmithMy sincere sympathy to Hope and the children and to Priscilla and family. May God grant you HIS peace and comfort at this time of loss. We all have precious memories to treasure until we see him again in glory.
Richard and Debbie EmeryWe are so sad to hear that Richard has passed away. Our sincerest sympathy to Hope and the family. He surely will be missed and you will be filled with so many memories. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. Richard will now get to spend forever in the presence of the Lord he loved and served so faithfully over the years. Awww.
D'Arcy and Suzanne McKinleyDear Hope and family, We want to express our sincere sympathy to you all at this time of loss. I, D'Arcy have very fond memories of the time spent in Quito and Zumbi. We trust that you are finding the comfort that only our heavenly father can provide in these times. We look forward to the reunion that we will all take part in on that final day! Love and prayers, D'Arcy and Suzanne
Rick and Janet LavoieRichard devoted his life to his God, his family and his good work. His efforts have impacted the lives of countless individuals and families. His concern and devotion for the "least and the lost" inspired us all. It was truly an honor to have known this fine man and we send our sympathies to the family....with very special love to Hope and our Jenn.
Kelvin and Dawn WiebeOn account of Richard Reichert's dedication to his calling, there is a long line of people singing "Thank you for giving to the Lord, I am a life that was changed". A man of depth and character, a gifted communicator, authentic, always encouraging. We are blessed to have known him. Hope, we are thinking about you and your family daily.
The Mahovsky FamilyWe are so sorry to hear of Richard's passing. We went to grade school with Richard, and have many fond memories. He was a wonderful person, and will be missed. We look forward to reuniting with him in Heaven!
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