January 24, 1943 - November 19, 2021
"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields.."
Obituary of Marcia Dea Richards
Marcia Dea Richards entered into rest on November 19, 2021.
Marcia was born in Buffalo to Thelma (Travis) and Walter Edwards where she graduated from Kensington High School. She married James J. Richards and her adventures began when he joined the Air Force. Marcia graduated from the University at Buffalo with a bachelor's degree in English. She retired from Niagara County Social Services where she was a Chief Social Welfare Examiner. She traveled the country visiting 49 states by car, sometimes a restored vintage Saab, even Alaska.
She was pre-deceased by her parents and her daughter Audrey Gail Richards, survived by her devoted husband of 59 years James Jesson Richards, daughter Jill (Mark) Hotaling, her sweetie pie granddaughter Caitlin Coder, sisters Sharon Wilson, Soni (Mark) Schnitzer, and countless cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
A celebration of her life will take place at a later date. Arrangements by Taylor & Reynolds Funeral Home, 70 Niagara street.