Jay – A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday for Emile J. Richard at St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay preceded by prayers at Finley Funeral Home in Livermore Falls. Officiating was the Rev. Roger Chabot. Hymns were sung by the resurrection choir accompanied by Therese Therrien. Readings were done by Peter Richard and Doreen Richard and gifts were brought to the altar by Sarah Clark and Robin Turner. “Oh My Papa” and “J’Irai La Voir Un Jour” were sung by Theresa Bilodeau. Memories were spoken and poems read by his children, Pam Martin, Diane Richard, Jennifer Souther and Peter Richard. Pallbearers were Luke Merriam, Randy Martin, Frank Clark, Jacob Richard, Drew Richard, George “Lee” Turner, Andrew Nelson and Ben Garlington. Knights of Columbus Council 320 members were also represented. Spring interment Holy Cross Cemetery in Livermore Falls.