Richard J. ‘Buzzard’ Chaisson, 62, Mechanic

Richard J. “Buzzard” Chaisson, 62, passed away peacefully on Oct. 7 in Haverhill. Chaisson was the husband of Paula P. (Davidson) Chaisson.

Born in San Diego, Calif., on July 10, 1956, he was the son of the late Francis M. and Betty Louise (McComb) Chaisson.

He was educated in San Diego and moved to Haverhill in 1980 where he married his wife, and raised his family. Chaisson worked as a maintenance mechanic in the recycling industry for five years. As an outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting throughout New England.

Besides his wife of 37 years, he is survived by his daughter Heather Chaisson of Haverhill, stepson Steven Davidson and his wife Rosalyn of Loudon, N.H., grandchildren Liliana and Emery, sister Nicki Chaisson of San Diego and niece Carina Delgadillo of San Diego.

Service arrangements under the direction of Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main St., Haverhill will be private.