AUBURN — Memorial services honoring the life of Richard A. Chisholm Sr. were held Wednesday at the Memorial Chapel of Dillingham and Son, with family friend, the Rev. Norman Haag presiding. Services began with longtime friend, Kathy Haley, singing “How Great Thou Art.” Son-in-law, Mark Boucher recited the poem “What Makes a father,” followed by Kathy Haley singing “Tears in Heaven and “Amazing Grace.” Words of remembrance were shared by Richard’s son, David Chisholm, as well as Richard’s two daughters, Betsy Chisholm and Ann Boucher. Following the service, the Masonic Cumberland Lodge paid tribute to their fraternal brother who was a life member of their lodge, after which the U.S. Army honor detail played “taps” and presented our country’s flag to Richard’s son, David in recognition of his father’s service to his country during World War II and the Korean Conflict. At the conclusion of services all were invited to a reception of fellowship at the Danville Grange. Burial will be held privately in the family plot at Gracelawn Memorial Park.


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