Barbara Richards, 82, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 7, 2014, in Medina. She was born October 30, 1931, in Fredericktown, Pennsylvania, to the late Paul and Helen (nee Malindzak) Dziak.
Barb will be remembered fondly for her collection of Teddy bears, her love of Bingo, the enjoyment she received from making bracelets, and being an avid follower of the Cleveland Indians. Most importantly, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and was a devout Catholic.
She will be missed by her loving children, Ann (Matt) Leist, Valerie (John) Mack, and David (Tashia) Richards; cherished grandchildren, Rachel Leist, and triplets Jacob, Natalie, and Amelia Richards; brother, Paul Dziak; and sisters, Mary Ann (Paul) Keruskin and Dorothy (Perry) Pinto.
Barb was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Lewis S. Richards.
Family and friends may call Tuesday, June 10, 2014, from 6 until 8 P.M., at Waite & Son Funeral Home, 3300 Center Road, Brunswick. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at 10 A.M., at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick, with one hour prior visitation at the church. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memory Gardens in Brunswick.
Contributions may be made, in Barb’s memory, to Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Rd, Medina, OH 44256 or St. Ambrose Church at the above address.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com