Joyce E. Richards

January 26, 2020
Joyce E. Richards, 77; of Granby passed away peacefully Sunday morning at St. Luke’s Health Services, Oswego after enduring a brief illness. She was born in Yonkers, NY to the late Grace Cooper Collins. Mrs. Richards was a longtime resident of Fulton having moved there in 1958. She was a past Leader with 4H, a member of the United Methodist Women, Bowen’s Corners Church; and a former member of the Cody Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary where she was also an active volunteer with the annual fundraising events. She was pre-deceased by her grandson: Jacob Richards, and her siblings and in-laws: Patricia and Harry Henze, and John and Joyce Collins. Mrs. Richards is survived by her husband of 59 years Nelson Richards Sr., of Fulton, their sons: Michael (Susie) Richards of Fulton, and Thomas (Kitty) Richards of MA, her 2 brothers: Gilbert (Shirley) Collins of Fulton, and James (Ellen) Zahakos of MA, 2 granddaughters: Grace and Corinne Richards and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held 9:00 to 11:00 AM Saturday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton. A Memorial Service will follow at 11:15 AM in the funeral home with Rev. Mary Johnson officiating. Burial will be held privately.

3 thoughts on “Joyce E. Richards

  1. Joyce was a beautiful, generous and intelligent woman. She will be missed so very much by so many people. She was so nice to me and my children. She will be remembered with love from us all. RIP Joyce.

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