Sandra Richards

Sandra Richards of Luzerne passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at her home.

Born in Kingston, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Lillian Hopple Turner.

Sandy was a member of Trucksville United Methodist Church.

She attended Dallas schools and graduated from Dallas High School.

Prior to retirement, Sandy worked at the State Correctional Institution-Dallas and she was also employed by Leslie Fay in Wilkes-Barre and Stul Brothers in Kingston.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Richards; a son, Jay Richards; and a sister, Debbie Steele.

Surviving are her son, Bruce and his wife, Catherine Richards; a daughter, Nadine and her husband, James Santewan Sr.; grandchildren, Christine Atcavage, James Santewan Jr., Scott Richards and Matt Richards; great-grandchilren, Brendan Richards, Logan Atcavage, Matthew Richards II, Bailee Atcavage, Tyler Richards and Maci Lynn Richards; and sisters, Doris Vosburg and Marian Williams.

The funeral for Sandra will be held at 11 a.m. Monday from Lehman-Gregory Funeral Home Inc., 281 Chapel St., Swoyersville. Interment will be in Chapel Lawn Cemetery, Dallas. Family and friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of service Monday.

The family requests no flowers and that donations be made to Trucksville United Methodist Church, 40 Knob Hill Road, Trucksville, PA 18708.

Published in Citizens' Voice from Sept. 27 to Sept. 28, 2013