John E. Richards, 57, of Hanover Township passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 15, 2013.
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Born in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 25, 1955, he was the son of Theresa Ostrowski Richards of Wilkes-Barre and the late David Richards.
John had attended Marymount High School and had graduated from GAR Memorial High School in 1973.
He was an avid fisherman and loved the outdoors.
He was preceded in death by his father, David, and by his brother, Thadeus.
Surviving are his mother, Theresa Richards, Wilkes-Barre; daughter, Desiree Richards, Ashley; brothers, David and his wife, Debra, Wilkes-Barre; Robert and his wife, Eve, Nanticoke; and Paul and his wife, Theresa, Mountain Top; companion, Joyce Johnson, Hanover Township; numerous nieces and nephews.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Bednarski & Thomas Funeral Home, 27 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre.
Bednarski-Thomas Funeral Home
27 Park Ave Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Published in Citizens' Voice on Oct. 18, 2013