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Richard P. Dumont, 70, Of Danbury, Retired Major, United States Army

Richard P. Dumont
Richard P. Dumont Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

DANBURY, Conn. - Richard "Dick" Perry Dumont of Danbury died Friday, Sept. 26. He was 70.

Dumont was born Aug. 30, 1944, in Portland, Maine, to Lucien and Phyllis nee Perry Dumont. After graduating from South Portland High School, he enlisted in the United States Army. During his military career he completed the Army Physicians Assistant Course earning an AS from Baylor University and a BS from SUNY. He served as a PA in the Army for over 19 of his 31 years of service. He retired in 1994. After his Army retirement, he moved to Danbury accepting a PA position at Primary Care Center, where he worked for several years before joining the Hospitalist Team at Danbury Hospital, from which he retired last year.

Dumont is survived by his wife, Alissa Howley Dumont; sons, Ryan D. Howley (Amy) and Evan P. Howley; daughters, Michele Diamond, Jennifer Fuglestad (Nick) and Alison McCleaf (Brian); brother, Lucien Dumont (Judith); eight grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law; nieces, nephews; many cousins; and his wife's grandparents, Robert and Carol Dugan. He was predeceased by his parents.

Callig hours are Tuesday, Sept. 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St. Danbury, CT 06810, with a service to be held at the funeral home at 7:15 p.m. Interment will take place at Arlington National Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the charity of one’s choice.

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