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Dolores C. Richardson

September 18, 1916 — May 16, 2018

Dolores C. Richardson, 101, of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Born in Indianapolis on September 18, 1916, Dolores was the daughter of the late Adam and Rose (Etter) Fussner. On April 20, 1940 she was united in marriage to Edwin A. Richardson at Sacred Heart Parish and he preceded her in death on December 9, 1999.

Dolores attended the Oldenburg Academy for Girls during her elementary years and was a 1934 graduate of Sacred Heart High School. Before starting her family, Dolores worked at Eli Lilly & Company for 6 years; later, she worked as a teller at Indiana National Bank for 23 years. She was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church for 50 years and was most recently a devoted member of St. Barnabas Catholic Church. Dolores enjoyed playing cards and was an active member of the Ave Maria Guild.

Along with her parents, she is also preceded in death by her nine siblings.

Survivors include her three sons, David E. (Kitty) Richardson of Greenwood, Larry E. (Nancy) Richardson of Hamburg, New York, and Mark E. (Rachel) Richardson of Indianapolis; 8 grandchildren, Christine Kincaid, Robin Capasso, Tammy Pieczonka, Darla Maillet, Laurie Wilson, Tony Richardson, Lisa Elkins, and Kelly Parker; and 18 great grandchildren.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate the life of Dolores C. Richardson from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, 2018 in the Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home, 6107 S. East Street (U.S. 31 S.), Indianapolis with recitation of the Rosary taking place at 5:45 p.m. Morning prayers will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018 at the funeral home followed by Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 10:00 a.m. at St. Barnabas Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, St. Mark Catholic Church, or St. Barnabas Catholic Church; envelopes will be provided at the funeral home. Visit www.OrileyFuneralHome.com where you may express on line condolences to the Richardson family.

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6107 S. East St, Indianapolis, IN 46227

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