Lucretia “Lee” Richards, 79, passed away peacefully at Grove Manor.
Lucretia was born December 29, 1940 in Butler. She was the daughter of the late John Henry Smoker III and Violet Winters Smoker Renforth.
She graduated from Butler Catholic High School. She married Harry E. Richards Jr. on July 21, 1961. He preceded her in death.
Lucretia was a past member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 852 in Harrisville. She held numerous positions within the Auxiliary. Lucretia was a member of St. Anthony’s Church in Forestville. She taught Sunday school for over 25 years. Prior to retiring she worked at Saxony House in Grove City. She was avid bowler. Lucretia was a junior bowling league coach. She was inducted into the Mercer County Bowling Hall of Fame. She also enjoyed to golf.
Loved ones left to cherish her memory are her children Tina Myers of Hermitage and Harry Richards III of Grove City. A granddaughter Erika Myers-Caldwell of Mercer and one sister Margaret Morrison of N. Fort Myers Florida also survive.
Preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a brother John Smoker IV and a brother in law Donald Morrison.
Family will receive friends at the Jamison McKinley Funeral Home, 117 North Main Street, Harrisville PA on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. Funeral services will take place at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m.
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