Eileen B. Richardson

June 11, 2012

DEXTER, N.Y.    Eileen B. Richardson, 74, of Pillar Point, passed away Monday morning, June 11, at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown. She had been in failing health for the past few months.

Born Sept. 28, 1937 in Watertown, the daughter of Edwin M. and Verna L. Spencer Eveleigh, she graduated from Dexter High School and House of Good Samaritan School of Nursing.

She married Warren J. Richardson on Aug.17, 1958, at the Dexter United Methodist Church. The couple operated a farm on Pillar Point. 

She also was a nurse at House of Good Samaritan and later a teller at Key Bank in Dexter.

She enjoyed watching birds, reading, cooking and canning. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Stars.

She is survived by her husband Warren; a son and his wife, Stephen and Jane Richardson, Great Bend; a daughter, Denise Richardson, Dexter; grandchildren, Stephen and Alicia Richardson, Great Bend; a brother, Paul and Marylou Eveleigh, Groton; nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Johnson Funeral Home Dexter. Worship Leader William Bell of St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Brownville officiating.

Donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, N.Y. 13601

Information provided by Johnson Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.