Richard “Ric” Gordon Helmrich, a Greenwich resident, passed away August 14, 2017 at the age of 63.
Born on November 10, 1953 to the late Robert and Eleanor Helmrich. Richard was employed at Seacoast a Division of EIS. He leaves behind his beloved wife Laurette Helmrich, his loving children Anna Waldrop (Jon), Tyler Helmrich, and Spencer Helmrich, his cherished grandchildren Jon, Gianna, and Annabelle.
Richard is also survived by his siblings Patricia Sherry, Barbara Hoines, Robert Helmrich, Ellen Helmrich, Lynn Williams and many nieces and nephews.
Ric devoted his life to his children and his community, Glenville, both of which he served as a Scout Leader with Pack and Troop 35, and as a Little League Coach for more than 7 years.
An avid animal lover, he could often be found at the Grass Island Dog Park with his puppy Gunner.
He was famous for his ability to make pizza and was happiest when he could feed his creations to the many friends and family he loved.
His heart was huge and his memory will be cherished by the many people whose lives he touched.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to: Boy Scout Troop 35, Wells Fargo Bank, 220 Glenville Road, Greenwich, CT 06831
Visitation is Monday, Aug 21 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Coxe & Graziano, 134 Hamilton Ave in Greenwich. There will be a funeral mass on Tuesday, Aug 22 at 11:00am at St Paul’s R.C. Church, 84 Sherwood Ave , Greenwich 06831.