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Sharon ‘Sue’ Richard July 18, 1943 – Nov. 28, 2010

December 2, 2010 Obituaries No Comments

fishing-silhouette-at-sunset-genericSharon “Sue” A. (Hill) Richard, 67, of Columbia, CT passed away Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010 after a long battle with cancer.

She is survived by her loving husband of 11 years, Michael L. Richard of Columbia and her daughter Kimberley (O’Brien) Martin, son in law Kendall Martin and grandchildren, Nichole, Anthony, Cassidy and Gracie Martin of Scotland; her mother Anne K. (Gedraitis) Hill and brothers John, Clifford and Charles of Maine.

She was pre-deceased by her father Clifford J. Hill of Maine, sister Annette L. Wilson of Windham and her husband of 23 years, Thomas P. O’Brien of Columbia.

She was an avid fisherwoman who loved spending time with her family and friends at her home on the lake.

Sue was a beautiful woman who will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her.

Her Memorial Service will be held Saturday, Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. at the Columbia Congregational Church, 325 Rte. 87 Columbia.  Arrangements were handled by Potter Funeral Home www.potterfuneralhome.com

Posted Dec. 2, 2010

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