Ruth Ann Richardson

December 11, 1934 - March 31, 2012

Age: 77

Westport, Indiana

Ruth Ann Richardson, 77, of Westport, Indiana passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2012 in Punta Gorda, Florida. She was born on December 11, 1934 in Westport, the daughter of Gordon Pete and Ruth Helen (Anderson) Emly. She had been a lifelong resident of the Westport area and had graduated from Jackson Township High School in 1952. She was an active member of the Sardinia Baptist Church. She was a former member of the Red Hats Society in Punta Gorda, Florida and the Jackson Township Literary Club. She was a devoted Christian, wife, sister, mother and grandmother. In her free time she enjoyed entertaining friends and family, reading, cooking and sewing. She was very personable and loved meeting new faces.  

She married E. Derrel Richardson in Sardinia, Indiana on September 12, 1954 and he survives along with her daughter, Carol Ann Mauer of Westport, Indiana; her sons Douglas (Cindy) Richardson of Terre Haute, Indiana and Greg (Betty) Richardson of Westport, Indiana; her sister, Karen S. Coldiron of Punta Gorda, Florida; her granddaughters, Christy Mauer of Columbus, Indiana, Kylie (Zachary) Maher of Greenfield, Indiana, Elizabeth Mauer of Westport, Indiana, Emily (Brian) Hannon of Rensselaer, Indiana, Rachel Richardson of Westport, Indiana; her grandsons, Jason Richardson of Anderson, Indiana, Tyler Richardson of Westport, Indiana, Paul Creasey of Westport, Indiana and her great grandson,  Mason Hannon of Rennsselaer, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her parents. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2011 at the Sardinia Baptist Church with Rev. Tom Rust officiating.  Burial will follow at the Westport Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home and Crematory.  

Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Sardinia Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society. The Bass & Gasper Funeral Home and Crematory have been entrusted with the arrangements.


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