Theresa L. Richardson, age 90, died Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Country Manor Nursing Home in Coopers Mills following a long illness. She was born in Van Buren, ME on July 31, 1928 a daughter of the late George and Ida (Michaud) Lorette.
Mrs. Richardson was a graduate of Limestone High School, class of 1946 and the Aroostook State Teachers College.
She had been employed as a Teacher in the Limestone School Department for 26 years, teaching at Damon and Harrison Schools. She later worked for the State of Maine, Department of Public Safety for 18 years.
Mrs. Richardson was a volunteer with Hospice of Kennebec Valley for several years and was active in her Church.
She was formerly a member of Calvary Bible Baptist Church in Whitefield and, more recently of Fellowship Baptist Church in Augusta.
Mrs. Richardson was pre-deceased by her husband, Winton C. Richardson; two sons: Gregory and Brian Richardson; her daughter, Marlene Richardson; a brother, Gordon Lorette and two sisters: Rebecca Johnson and Verna Lorette.
She is survived by a son, Michael Richardson and his companion Amy Twitchell of Jefferson; a brother, Percy Lorette of Penobscot; a sister, Ella Nassiroghli of Oceanside, CA; eleven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
At her request, there will be no public visiting hours. A committal service will be held on Friday, August 2nd at 10 AM in the old Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Dr., Augusta.
Those who desire may make donations in Theresa’s memory to: MaineGeneral Hospice, c/o MaineGeneral Office of Philanthropy, PO Box 828, Waterville, ME, 04903-0828.