Lora May Richardson

Lora May Richardson

ROCHESTER - Lora May Richardson, 74, of Rochester died Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Hyder Family Hospice House in Dover after a period of failing health.

She was born Feb. 11, 1940, in Rochester, the daughter of the late William and Thelma (George) Mattocks. She attended St. Leo School and graduated Spaulding High School, Class of 1958. She was a lifelong resident of the area. Lora worked for the Rochester School District as a bus driver and a truant officer. She was a co-founder of the Rochester Girls Softball League and volunteered at the Homeless Shelter in Rochester. She also retired from C& J Trailways as a driver.

Members of her family include her sons, Mark Richardson and wife Betty, Steven Richardson, all of Maine; grandchildren, Christina Eaton and husband Nicholas and Mark Richardson; siblings, Ann DeCost, Betty Cardin and husband Ted, Sandy Lamontagne, David Mattocks and wife Donna, Robert Mattocks, William Mattocks and wife Veronica, Rita Thivierge and husband Bob, several nieces and nephews and her best friend and caregiver for many years, Denise Daigle. She was predeceased by her maternal grandmother, Lora George

Family and friends may visit Wednesday 6-8 p.m. at the R.M. Edgerly & Son Funeral Home, 86 South Main Street, Rochester N.H.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Leo Parish, 54 Main Street, Gonic, N.H. with Fr. Agapit Jean as celebrant.

Burial will follow in MT. Calvary Cemetery, Gonic, N.H.

In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the , MA/NH Chapter, 480 Pleasant St. Watertown, Mass. 02472 or Hyder Family Hospice House, County Farm Road, Dover, N.H. 03820.

To sign the online guest book please go to www.edgerlyfh.com.

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Funeral Home

R. M. Edgerly & Son, Inc. Funeral Services
86 South Main Street Rochester, NH 03867
(603) 332-0230

Published in Fosters from May 13 to May 16, 2014