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Dorothy E. Richards

Dorothy E. Richards, 78, of Pittston, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, September 8, 2019 in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born in Pittston, on September 24, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Elwood C. Richards and Dorothy Tigue Richards.

She was a graduate of St. John the Evangelist High School and Pittston Hospital School of Nursing.

She retired from Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center after many years of service. She was a loving sister, aunt, and great-aunt and will be truly missed.

She was preceded in death by a nephew, Elwood “Woody” Richards.

Surviving are her brother, Elwood Richards and his wife Shirley, Pittston; nieces, Ann DePetro and her husband Tim, West Pittston and Jody Richards, Pittston; great-nieces, Denise DePetro, Jaime, Karen, and Cathy Richards; and cousin, Michael Tigue and his wife, Diane.

Funeral services were private, held at the convenience of the family, and entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, Pittston.

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