Joan Richards
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Thursday
27
June

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Galone-Caruso Funeral Home Inc.
204 Eagle Street
Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States
Thursday
27
June

Funeral Service

8:00 pm
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Galone-Caruso Funeral Home Inc.
204 Eagle Street
Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States

Obituary of Joan C. Richards

Joan (Cunningham) Richards, age 84 of Mount Pleasant, PA died Monday (6/24/2019) at  the Excela Health-Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, PA.

 

Mrs. Richards was born October 19, 1934 in Mount Pleasant, PA, the daughter of the late Charles and  Florence Hough Cunningham.  She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Church of God. Joan was a 1952 graduate of the former Ramsay High School  and a1955 graduate of the former Latrobe Hospital School of Nursing. She began her nursing career at the VA Hospital in Baltimore, MD. There she met the love of her life and eventually moved back to Mt. Pleasant and enjoyed  a 30 year career as night nursing supervisor at Frick Hospital  until her retirement. 

 

Joan is survived by her loving family: her husband of 59 years, John H. Richards, her children,  Joan L. Malotka (Kent) of Kissimmee, FL,  John David Richards of Orlando, FL,  Jill M. Kresky (Chris) of Knoxville, TN and  Jane L. Richards of Mt. Pleasant, her beloved grandchildren; Brandon Baum (Morgan), Kendra Malotka, Elmer Baum, Morgan Richards, and Michael Baum. She is also survived by her brother, Charles D. Cunningham, Jr. (Karen) of Kissimmee, FL,   her niece, Courtney (Ryan) and great niece and nephew, Marissa and Jacob.

 

Family and friends will be received Thursday from 2 until 8 PM at the Galone-Caruso Funeral Home,  204  Eagle Street, Mount Pleasant.

Funeral Services will immediately follow on Thursday at 8:00 PM in the funeral home, with her Pastor, the Rev. Robert A. Huber officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions may be made  to:  New Haven Assisted Living, 100 Freedom Way, Greensburg, PA, 15601, the Mt. Pleasant Church of God, 936 W Main Street, Mt. Pleasant, PA, 15666 or the Alzheimer’s Association, in Memory of Joan Richards.  To offer an online condolence, please visit our website at: www.galone-carusofuneralhome.com

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