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Stuart L. Richardson

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Stuart L. Richardson Obituary
Stuart L. Richardson, 78, of Marion, passed away on August 1, 2013 at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Schlue) Richardson for their 49 years of marriage. Born in Glen Cove, NY, he was the son of the late William & Beatrice (Hazen) Richardson. Stuart graduated from Westminster School in Simsbury, CT and Cornell University. After serving in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps, he earned a graduate degree at Purdue University. Over a 35 year career, Stuart held executive positions with several national corporations, and Aerovox in New Bedford, prior to founding Richardson Associates. Stuart was an active member of St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church, where he served on the Vestry as Junior Warden, chaired the Stewardship Campaign and was a lector and chalice bearer. As a volunteer for the United Way of Greater New Bedford, Stuart chaired two annual campaigns, then served as Board Chair and an honorary board member. He was Chairman of the Marion Housing Committee and developed the Affordable Housing Plan for the Town of Marion. He loved the community and worked hard to serve it well. He was an avid tennis player, member of the Sippican Tennis Club where he was a former board member, and a member of the Marion Indoor Tennis Club. Stuart is survived by his wife; son, Mark Richardson and wife Melissa of San Francisco, CA, daughters, Kristin Leahy and husband Christopher of Falls Church, VA and Katie Loughney and husband Mark of Arlington, VA; sister, Gail Pyndus of LaGrange, IL; and seven grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother Geoffrey. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 2:00 PM at St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church, 124 Front Street, Marion, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 545, Marion, MA 02738, or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Mass. Chapter, 220 N. Main St., Suite 104, Natick, MA 01760 or at www.cff.org. Arrangements by Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham. For directions and on-line guestbook visit: www.ccgfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Sentinel from Aug. 8 to Aug. 15, 2013
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