He leaves three children, David Gregoire and his wife Sharon of Millbury, Diane Gale and her husband Michael of Grafton, and Donald Gregoire of Millbury; four grandchildren, Lacey, Corey, Brandon and Cole;and one great-grandchild, Savannah Lynn of Worcester. He also leaves his live-in companion of over 15 years, Joanne Vickers. He was predeceased by his two sisters, Dolores Marsh and Beverly Ledger.
Richard lived in Grafton for 40 years before retiring in 2003 and buying a retirement home in Maine. He enjoyed riding his Gold Wing motorcycle and watching the bald eagle population at the Quabbin Reservoir. He returned to Massachusetts in 2014 to be close to his family residing in Millbury.
His family will meet privately to reflect on his life. – See more at www.roneyfuneralhome.com/obituary/Richard-R.-Gregoire/Grafton-Millbury-MA/1590099#sthash.S6yFbIKQ.dpuf.