Iola F. Milford

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Jan. 31, 2013

Iola F. Milford, 92, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Jan. 31 at the Meadows Nursing Home, Dallas.

Born in Mountain Top, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Frances (Sieber) Richards.

She was a member of the Firwood Methodist Church, Wilkes-Barre. She had worked at the Heavenly Shoes and Sea Isle factories and was last employed as a teacher's aide for special education at Heights Murray School in the foster grandparent program.

In addition to her parents, Iola was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, in 1972; brother, Harry Richards Jr.; and great-granddaughter, Shannon Krejdovski.

She is survived by sons, Robert, Dallas, and Paul and his wife, Marlene, Luzerne; daughter, Harriet McGuire, and her husband, William, South Carolina; sister, Myra Lines, York; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and her great-great-granddaughter.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. McCune Funeral Home, Mountain Top, is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Published in Times Leader on Feb. 1, 2013