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RICHMOND, Stephen M. 77, of Newton, Mass. died Monday, Aug. 22 at home after a courageous fight with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Alberta (Miller) Richmond; son Larry and daughter-in-law Julie; daughter Marcy Lifter and son-in-law Les; daughter Emily and son-in-law Stephen A. Berrey; sister Eleanor Isaacson; brother-in-law William Kaye; grandchildren Zachary, Danny, Charlie, Hannah, and Sabrina; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister Cynthia and brother-in-law Michael. A native of Newton, Richmond was a 1961 graduate of Harvard University and earned his juris doctorate from Boston College in 1964. A founding and managing partner of Kaye, Fialkow, Richmond & Rothstein in Boston, he joined its successor, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, serving on its executive committee and as managing partner of its Boston office. He later practiced law with his son in Wellesley Hills. Richmond was active in numerous professional, philanthropic and community organizations, including Jewish Vocational Services, Temple Israel, and the YMCA of Greater Boston Training Inc. He was an avid golfer and traveler but found some of his greatest pleasures in spending time with his family and many close friends. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 12 noon at Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Ave., Boston (parking on The Riverway). Following interment at Sharon Memorial Park (120 Dedham Street, Sharon) the family will observe Shiva at his home until 9 p.m. Wednesday. Shiva will resume Thursday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Friday from 2-4 p.m. and Saturday evening 7-9 p.m. In lieu flowers the family appreciates memorial donations be made to Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre St.,Boston, Mass. 02131 or Temple Israel. Brezniak-Rodman Funeral Directors brezniakrodman.com "Family Owned"
Published in The Boston Globe from Aug. 23 to Aug. 24, 2016
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