∼August 9, 1966 – July 8, 2017∼
Suddenly with his family by his side. At Sudbury Health Sciences North on July 8, 2017.
Rick, in his 51st year, beloved husband and best friend of Tania Van Every of Iron Bridge . Proud and loving father of Richard (Lindsay) Van Every of Iron Bridge and Keith (Samantha) Van Every of Elliot Lake. Special Papa to Landon and Liam. Dear son of Noella and the late Denzil Van Every.
Son in law of Eldon and the late Janice Lessard of Iron Bridge. Dear brother of Dale (John) Phillips of Echo Bay and Debbie (Alan) Maitland of Markstay. Brother-in-law to Nancy (Jason) Jarratt of Iron Bridge, Tiffany (Jonathon) Solomon of Oakville and Natalie Lessard of Fort MacMurray. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Rick was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting. He loved spending time with his friends and family. He had a great sense of humour and loved a good joke. His wife and sons meant the world to him.
At the family’s request there will be no services at this time. A special thank you to the doctors and nurses in ICU who were amazing with their care for Rick.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Beggs Funeral Home, Thessalon, Ontario. www.beggsfh.com