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Eleanor B. Richards

d. April 20, 2019

April 20, 2019

ELEANOR B. RICHARDS, 100, West Wyoming passed away Saturday morning at her home.

Born May 18th, 1918 in Avoca she was the daughter of the late George M. and Mary E. Boase Bradbury. She was a graduate of Avoca High School. Most of her adult life was spent on the family farm in Carverton. In her later years she enjoyed traveling and exploring foreign countries with her daughters.

She was a long-time member of Carverton Methodist Church before moving to Forty Fort and West Wyoming where she became a member of the Wyoming United Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death was her husband, William J Richards, sister Anna, brothers Milton, Earl, Thelbert and Howard Bradbury. Surviving are daughters; Judith Cathrall, Dillon, CO; Lynn White, Fairhope, AL; Susan Richards, Jersey City, NJ; grandchildren; Jeff (John) Cathrall and Jodi (Mark) Jeffery all of Colorado; Heather (Rich) Lalla of Atlanta, GA; Kristin (William) Akridge, Fairhope, AL; great grandchildren; Sage and Baylor Jeffery and nephew Lee Bradbury, Punta Gorda, FL.

The family would like to thank Karl and Ethel Bruns for their compassion and exceptional care during Eleanor’s recent years, as well as all of the love and support shown by friends of the family.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, April 25th at 11:00 AM at Wyoming Cemetery with the Rev. Harriet Santos officiating. Following the service friends may call at the family home in West Wyoming.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Wyoming United Methodist Church, 376 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming, PA 18644.

Arrangements are by the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming. For information or to leave condolences please visit us at

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