Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

June 21, 2012

Laura Richards, 87 Years

Barefoot Bay, Florida — Laura Richards, 87, died on June 10, 2012, at The Palms Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Palm Bay, Florida.

She was born in Andover and lived in Barefoot Bay, Florida, for 25 years, coming from her birthplace.

She was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church in Micco, Florida.

Survivors include her husband of 64 years, George J. Richards of Barefoot Bay; daughter, Wendy Richards of Concord, New Hampshire, son, Steven Richards of Concord, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Augustine Church, 43 Essex Street, Andover, Friday, June 22, 2012, at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Calling hours will be held in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main Street, Andover, Thursday, June 21, 2012, from 4 to 8 PM. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery in Andover. For additional information, please visit,