Obituary: Ronald F. Richard Jr., 48, of Shelton

Ronald F. Richard Jr., 48, of Shelton, worked in fiber optics as a telephone/cable splicer, husband of Amy Briones Richard, died Dec. 9.

Son of Ronald F. and Patricia Richard Sr., he was born in Newport, R.I.

Besides his wife and parents, survivors include two children, Melissa and her husband, Ernest Kissi of New Britain, and George Richard of Shelton, two sisters, Dawn Godin of Shelton and Catherine Corris and her husband, Ronald of Torrington, two brothers-in-law, Alan Briones and King Briones, both of Shelton and several nieces and nephews.

Services: Thursday, Dec. 15, 11 a.m., St. Lawrence Church, 505 Shelton Ave., Shelton. Burial in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours: Wednesday, 4-8 p.m., Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home, 399 White Plains Rd., Trumbull.

Memorial contributions: Disabled American Veterans or Toys for Tots.