Thomas Richards, 86, was a World War II veteran
Published 2:02 pm, Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Thomas Edger Richards, 86, of New Milford, died Sept. 14, 2009.
Mr. Richards was born April 2, 1923, raised in Milford and lived for several years in Shelton.
He was a World War II Navy veteran and served on the USS Pocomoc.
Mr. Richards retired from Cornwall and Patterson in Bridgeport.
He is survived by his wife, Suzanne Richards; his children and their spouses, Thomas and Kim Richards, Lynn and Russ Mihelic, Mark Richards and Colleen Doyle and Lori and Brett Behan; nine grandchildren, Jake, Kyle, Viki, Brandi, Tiffany, Christie, Justin, Perry, and Kelly. He also had several great-grandchildren.
Private services were held by immediate family.
The Colonial Funeral Home of New Milford was in charge of arrangements.