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.