Joseph Richard Theriault, 76, died June 23, 2012 at a hospital in New Britain, CT. He had been in a nursing home in New Britain for the past four years. He was the son of Paul and Irene Guimond Theriault. He was educated in the Waterville and Auburn schools. He served in the Air Force from 1954 to 1957. After his discharge he moved to Hartford, CT. He was predeceased by his parents and twin infant brothers, Paul and Patrick. He is survived by two brothers, J. Gilbert Theriault and wife Jan of Naples, ME and Lawrence Theriault and wife Colette of Waterville; two sisters, Lorraine Quirion of Winslow, ME and Julie Cyr and husband Fern of Southington, CT. He was also survived by many nieces and nephews and grand- nieces and grand- nephews. Burial will be in the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery at the convenience of the family.