Hazen Maxwell “Max” Richardson
We regret to advise of the death of Hazen Maxwell “Max” Richardson at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on 31 July 2003 in his 80th year.
Max was born in St. Stephen where he developed boat building skills with this grandfather. As a young man, Max traveled to Ontario, worked in the steel mills and graduated from Central Technical College in Toronto as a bricklayer. Returning to New Brunswick, he joined the Royal Canadian Engineers in Fredericton, NB in 1942. Max was a veteran of the Second World War who served overseas and returned to Canada in 1946.
After the war, Max worked for many years as a masonry contractor. In 1973 he became maintenance supervisor for School District No. 23, a position he held until his retirement in 1989. Max was a Freemason in Victoria Lodge No. 26 and rose to the office of Worshipful Master in 1969. He was awarded an emblem for outstanding service in 1972. Max was also a member of the Queen Mary Chapter No. 4 of the Order of the Eastern Star. He also served as District Deputy Grand Master, District 5 of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of New Brunswick.
Max’s funeral service will be held at the S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home in St. Stephen on 2 August. Interment will be at the St. Stephen Rural Cemetery. [dcNov2017gd} [zsd, zpp]