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Obituaries

  • Doris Ann Richards

    Doris Ann Richards

Doris Ann Richards, 81

April 11, 2016

Doris Ann Richards

Doris Ann Richards

Doris Ann Richards, 81, of Rotonda West, Fla., died Mon­day, April 11, 2016, at her residence.

Born on Dec. 13, 1934, in Boston, Mass., to Andrew and Pie­rina (Robatto) DeVito, Doris worked as a col­lec­tions clerk for the Fed­eral Reserve Bank for 20 years. She has been a res­i­dent of Florida for 20 years since com­ing from Abing­ton, Mass. She was a com­mu­ni­cant of St. Fran­cis of Assisi Catholic Church and a mem­ber of the Rotonda Women’s Club. Doris enjoyed knit­ting, play­ing cards, read­ing and trav­el­ing to Hawaii.

Sur­vivors include her lov­ing hus­band of 62 years, Arthur Richards; five chil­dren: Deb­o­rah (Tom) Daley of Mans­field, Mass., Donna (Anthony) Albano of Vineland, NJ, Carol (William) Mezzeti of Hing­ham, Mass., Michael (Melissa) Richards of Bran­don, Fla., Lau­rie Ezzell of Abing­ton, Mass.; 17 grand­chil­dren and 13 great grandchildren.

Vis­i­ta­tion will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Mon­day, April 18, at Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home, 3070 South McCall Road, Engle­wood, Fla. A funeral Mass will be cel­e­brated at 10 a.m. Tues­day, April 19, at St. Fran­cis of Assisi Catholic Church, 5265 Placida Road.

The fam­ily requests con­tri­bu­tions be made to St. Fran­cis of Assisi Out­reach Pro­gram in mem­ory of Doris Richards.

Arrange­ments by Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home with Pri­vate Cre­ma­tory. Expres­sion of sym­pa­thy may be made at www.englewoodfh.com.