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Irene A. Richards

Irene A. Richards, 90, of Pittston passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2016 in Wesley Village. Born in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Eugene Richards and Margaret (Lee) Richards Gardner.

She attended Pittston schools. She had worked at the Hitchner Biscuit Company and Consolidated Cigar until its closure; and retired from Wesley Village having worked in the housekeeping department. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Richards and a sister Mary Baller.

Surviving are ten nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Friday, September 2, 2016 at 9am from the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William Street, Pittston with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30am in St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William Street, Pittston. Interment, parish cemetery. Friends may call Friday morning from 8am-9am at the funeral home.

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