Richard Fortier

FORTIER, Richard J., 67, of Alpena died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Alpena Regional Medical Center.

He is survived by his wife, Elaine; three daughters, Lisa (Neal) Siegert of Hubbard Lake, Leslie (Eric) Roszman of Ovid, and Lindsey (Doug) Rose of Hubbard Lake; seven grandchildren, Laura, Ethan, Rachael, Zachary, Braden, Alden and Aidan; two sisters, Phyllis (Jerry) Hodorowski of Lapeer, and Ernestine (Dennis) Heringshausen of Caseville; one brother, Norm (Darlene) of Ossineke; and several nieces and nephews.

He is at the Bannan Funeral Home where friends may call on Sunday from 2-8 p.m. with the Knights of Columbus Color Guard standing guard from 6-8 p.m. There will be a VFW Alpena Post 2496 service at 5 p.m., and a joint Knights of Columbus and parish prayer service will begin at 7 p.m. followed by a 3rd Degree presentation of the mass and a 4th Degree Chalice presentation. Visitation will continue at St. Catherine Catholic Church on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Robert Bissot officiating.

A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of The News.