Earl C. Richards

Service Scheduled for: Thursday, Feb. 8 10:30 AM
Died: Feb. 1, 2018

Earl C. Richards, 70, of Easton; formerly of Kunkletown, PA, passed away on Thursday at Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenburg, Bethlehem.

Born in Easton, PA, he was a son of the late Rollo W. Richards, Sr. and the late Pearl Margaret (Macaluso) Richards.

Earl was a graduate of Wilson High School.

Earl worked for Alstom for many years, until his retirement.

He was a member of St. Jane Frances Catholic Church, Palmer Twp.

Earl was a avid Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs fan, and was a season ticket holder. He loved the outdoors, and was a avid animal lover.

Earl is survived by two brothers, Rollo W. Richards, Jr., Pottstown, David A. Richards and his wife Theresa, Easton; a sister Natalie P. Hoff, Easton; two nieces, Kathleen Clark and her daughter Kelsey, Palmer Twp., Kimberly wife of R. Edward Schumacher, Jr. and their son Tyler, Pottstown; two nephews, Christopher Richards and his wife Laura, Saylorsburg, Matthew Richards, Easton. He was predeceased by his twin brother, Russell R. Richards, and a niece Joan Marie Gonzalez.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 A.M. on Thursday February 8, 2018 at St. Jane Frances de Chantel Catholic Church, 4049 Hartley Avenue, Palmer Twp. Burial will be in Hays Cemetery, Easton. There will be a viewing Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. at the church.

Contributions may be made in his memory to St. Jane Frances de Chantel Catholic Church, 4049 Hartley Ave., Easton, 18045.

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

The services will start at the St. Jane Frances de Chantel Catholic Church

This obituary was published in the following newspapers:

The Express Times