E. Marguerite Richman

E. Marguerite Richman.

E. Marguerite Richman of Canaan, N.Y., passed away on December 9 after a brief illness. She will be remembered fondly by many for her musical abilities both as an instructor and as a violinist for the Albany Symphony Orchestra for many years.

Devoted mother to Stuart and Benjamin and loving sister to Jean, she will be sorely missed by them and her many friends.

Her dear husband Samuel Richman predeceased her in 2001.

She inspired many with her love of music, her generous compassion, and her perpetual good spirits.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Calling hours will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. with funeral service to immediately follow at the French, Gifford, Preiter & Blasl Funeral Home at 25 Railroad Avenue, Chatham, NY on Friday, December 14. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be sent to the Albany Symphony Orchestra, 19 Clinton Avenue, Albany, NY, 12207 or www.albanysymphony.com/donate. For directions or to send online condolences visit www.frenchblasl.com.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Dec. 12, 2012