Hazel R. Tompkins Richardson - August 06, 2014

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RAVENA Hazel R. Tompkins Richardson, 93, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at home.  Hazel was born in Troy and has lived in Ravena most of her life.  Hazel loved sewing, painting and quilting.  She made many beautiful gifts for family and friends.  Hazel was a member of the Congregational Christian Church, Ravena.

     Hazel was the wife of Gerald W. Richardson for 63 years before his death August 26, 2004.

     Survivors include her daughter, Betty Jane Millett LaPlante of Ravena;  son, William (Sandra) Richardson of Georgia;  two grandsons, Stephen (Peppy) Millett and Jonathan (Julie) Millett;  and 6 great-grandchildren.  Hazel was predeceased by her daughter, Doris Ann Richardson and grandson David C. Millett.

     Funeral services will be held 11 AM Saturday, August 9th at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena.  Interment will follow in Chestnut Lawn Cemetery, New Baltimore.  Friends may call at the funeral home prior to the service starting at 10 AM.  Contributions in memory of Hazel may be made to the Congregational Christian Church, 175 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143.