Iris A. Richard, 84, died July 26, 2019 at the Exeter Hospital, Exeter, NH.
She was born May 2, 1935 in Raymond, NH, daughter of the late Roy and Ruby (Barnes) Hutchins.
Iris lived the majority of her life in Raymond, NH. She graduated from the Raymond Consolidated School which was known as "The Little Red School House" many years ago. While in school, Iris played softball, did cheerleading, and participated in drama and performed in summer stock. Iris was a licensed practical nurse. She received her training and worked for a time at Rockingham County Nursing Home in Brentwood, NH. Iris worked for over 30 years at Hanover Hill in Manchester, NH. She was known and appreciated for remembering and doing all the extra little things for her residents. Iris was also an avid animal lover.
She is survived by her children, Melody Richard, Rob Richard, Chris Richard, grandchildren, Eric Richard and his longtime partner, Kim Parker, Trisha Thornton and her husband Steve, Tad Richard and his wife Edel, Chris M. Richard, several great grandchildren, her foster daughter, Heidi Frost, Heidi's children and grandchildren, sister, Gwen Greenwood and many nieces and nephews.
A private family burial will be held in Old Pine Grove Cemetery, Raymond, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the NH SPCA, PO Box 196, Stratham, NH 03885.
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