Demeule, Richard R., September 3, 2021, passed away unexpectedly of heart failure at age 65. Richard is predeceased by his parents Wilfred and Mary-Rita Demeule, and dear wife, Madeline Demeule. He is survived by his loving children Kenlyn Jones and Gregory Demeule, brother Alfred Demeule, son-in-law Matthew Jones, devoted partner Roberta Klix, step-sons Patrick and Liam Twomey, first grandson Charles, numerous family, friends, and his cherished Labrador, Zola. Richard was a proud veteran of the US Navy and a long-time employee of Schneider Electric. Wake and memorial will be held at Levesque Funeral Home, 163 Lafayette St, Salem, MA, [Route 114 / 1-A] on Wednesday, September 15 from 4:00-6:30 pm, with the memorial immediately following. Richard’s wish that any memorial tributes be made to Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities (ECAD)ecad1.org. For obit/guestbook, www.levesquefunerals.com The burial will be private.