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November 9, 2013

Donald E. Richardson

LOCKPORT —

Donald E. Richardson passed away on November 7, 2013 in Buffalo General Medical Center. Born in Niagara Falls on July 16, 1931, he was the son Russell and Myrtle Richardson.
Donald served in the US Navy from 1950 to 1954 serving on the USS Wasp. While in the Navy, he earned the National Defense Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and the Navy Occupation (Europe). He owned and operated Wendelville Auto Service. After closing his service station, he went to work for the NYSDMV as a auto safety instructor. Donald was a Wendelville Volunteer Fireman, was a Past Chief, First Aid Captain, a member of the Wheatfield Legion, Wendelville Exempt and served on the Board of Directors for the Evangelical Protestant Cemetery. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Donald is survived by his wife, Beverly (Schoelles) Richardson of Lockport; father of Cheryl (John) McConnell of Florida and Carl "Buzz" (Julie) Richardson; grandfather of Lindsey (Tim) Palmer, Stacy (Geoffrey) White, Katie McConnell, Brittany and Dylan Richardson; four great-grandchildren. He is also the brother of Calvin Richardson of North Tonawanda and the late Ronald (Barbara) Richardson; and also leaves several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call on Monday, November 11, 2013 from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM in Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee Street, Lockport, where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 11 AM. Interment will be in the Evangelical Protestant Cemetery. Memorials to the Cemetery, c/o Robert Cramer, 4846 Meyer Road, North Tonawanda, NY 14120 would be appreciated by the family.
Visit www.pruddenandkandt.com for online condolences.

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