Melanie Marie Richmond
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Melanie Marie Richmond, age 16, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at her home.
Melanie was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church and attended Reitz High School where she was a member of the swim team. Melanie was very active and involved and had competed in the Special Olympics in swimming, bowling, basketball, cornhole and softball and enjoyed playing golf, riding her bike and playing Wii. Melanie also loved to give hugs.
Surviving Melanie are her mother, Ruth (Anslinger) Richmond; her father, Thomas M. Richmond; three sisters, Victoria Richmond, Nicole Richmond and Samantha Richmond; two brothers, Thomas P. Richmond and Enzo T. Richmond; her grandmother, Malinda Anslinger; aunts and uncles, Betty Herr, Jerry and Pat Anslinger, Rita and Mike Schnur, Eugene Anslinger, Connie and Jeff Taylor, Diane and Jim Stone, Marcia and Gil Jochem and Mike Somers and cousins, Matthew, Jacob and Emily Herr, Jason Like, Jeff and Josh Anslinger, Brian and Katie Schnur, Chris and Nick Taylor, Jamie Scales, Kellie Stone, Craig and Isaac Jochem, Bella Richmond, Courtney and Sara Hall and Steven and Peter Dimicilli.
Melanie was preceded in death by her grandparents, Bernard Anslinger, Lucy Richmond and Thomas B. Richmond; an uncle, Andrew Herr; and an aunt, Margaret Hall.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 3, 2013, at Resurrection Catholic Church, Rev. Phil Kreilein officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family from 2 until 8 p.m. on Friday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street and from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Saturday at Resurrection.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Melanie Marie Richmond Memorial Fund Inc., c/o Old National Bank Trust Department, One Main Street, Evansville, IN 47708 benefitting the activities and organizations that were important in Melanie's life.
Condolences may be made online at www.pierrefuneralhome.com.
Pierre Funeral Home
2601 West Franklin Street
Evansville, IN 47712
Published in Courier Press on Aug. 2, 2013