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Frederick R. Richards

March 14, 2024

Frederick Richards Obituary

    Fredrick R. Richards,81, of Moravia, NY passed away Thursday March
14, 2024 in Syracuse, NY following a long illness.
    Fred was born June 17, 1942 in Auburn, NY a son of Robert & Wilma
Bartlett Richards.  He was a graduate of Moravia Central School
and operated Richards Barber Shop in Moravia for several years.
    He served in the Army. He was a member of VFW Post
#7127 of Moravia, Life Member of the Moravia Fire Dept.
and a member of Sylvan Lodge #41 F & AM.
    Fred enjoyed being outside, wood working projects, gardening, golf, fishing, crossword puzzles, sudoko, socializing , and being out past his curfew. 

Surrounded by friends and family was his favorite place to be.  He will be remembered for his sense of humor.  
     He was predeceased by his wife Mary Romaine Richards in 1990, 
brother Merlyn Richards in 2018 and his parents, and a companion Linda Smith.
    Fred is survived by daughters-Tracy Gibson, Barbra Richards, and Tara
Richards; Grandchildren Andrew, Hannah, Hailey, Ryan and Mary (Justin);  Great grandchild Elliana, present companion Nancy Price, several cousins, nieces & nephews.
A  Veterans Service with Honors will be held 4:00 pm Saturday March
23, 2024 at the VFW Post #7127, Adams Street, Moravia. Spring burial
will be in Owasco Rural Cemetery.
    Calling hours will be held from 2:00-4:00 pm at the VFW Post
Saturday before the funeral.  A reception will follow at the Post.
     Memorial contributions can be made to Four Town First Aid Squad,
P.O. Box #28, Moravia, NY 13118 or Moravia Food Pantry.
      Funeral arrangements are with the Wade Funeral Home, Moravia, NY

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
March 23, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Moravia VFW Post (Moravia, NY)

Military Honors
Saturday
March 23, 2024

4:00 PM
VFW Post (Moravia)

Reception
Saturday
March 23, 2024

4:30 PM
VFW Post (Moravia)

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