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Stella Richards February 28, 2024

Date of Funeral

November 15, 2023

Stella Albertha Richards

Sunrise: January 27, 1925 | Sunset: October 30, 2023

Of Salem Retreat Senior Citizens’ Home, Foster Lodge, St. George; formerly of No.1 Field Place, Bayville, St. Michael.

 Beloved wife of the late Eric Victor Richards;

Mother of Victor Richards (Marie) of Canada; Dr. Eric Richards (Janice) of Trinidad; Elizabeth VanPutten (USA); Albert Richards (Marcia) of Canada; and the late Sylvia Taylor;

Grandmother of Lorria, Amanda, and Johann Richards, Natalia Jackson, Juan and Quan VanPutten, Ernest and Andrew Taylor;

Great grandmother of Justus, Kaidance and Jeneva Richards, Nathanael and Kalina Jackson, Kerri and Kemar Roach;

Great-great grandmother of Nalanie, Niarie, Josiah, Lathan and Grayson;

Sister of Elizabeth Best (Canada) and the late Clinton Taylor;

Niece of the late Edith Maxwell, Nellie Marville, Alfred and William Taylor;

Sister-in-law of the late Clotilde Miller (Harry), Sybil Taylor and Winston Best;

Aunt of Tyrone, Peggy, Margaret, Ricky and Ralph Taylor; Betty Haynes-Holder of (USA), Michelle and Michael Best (Canada);

Aunt-in-law of Clyde Richards (USA), Harriet Waterman, Annette, Nancy, Edward, and Paul Miller (USA) and Elizabeth Miller (Canada);

Godmother of Ferene Best-Sealy;

Cousin of George Taylor, the Taylor family of Pinelands and the late Vincent Nurse (Brittons Hill);

Friend of Jean Thorington,  Elmonda and  Vincent Gill,  Edwin Forde,  Karen Phillips, Roberta Phillips, Trevor Evelyn; the Grant and Alleyne families, the Field Place, Bayville, community; and the late Beryl  Best, Etheline Darlington and Pattria Platt.

The funeral of the late Stella Albertha Richards will take place at the St Paul’s Anglican Church, Bay Street, St. Michael on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at 10 a.m. Interment at Christ Church cemetery will follow. 

The organist is kindly asked to attend. Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 no later than 7 a.m.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St Michael on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

To view the live stream, follow https://eternally-cherished.online/StellaAlberthaRichards


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    The Belle Family says

    Sincere Condolences to Albert & Marcia and Family.

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