DAVID T. RICHARDS age 97, beloved husband for 64 years of the late Katherine “Kay” (nee Bystry); cherished son of the late John and Flora (nee Praed); dearest brother of Virginia Ursin (husband John), Marion Mazur (husband Henry J. “Bud”, deceased) and the late Jack (wife Gurli, deceased); dear brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle of many. World War II US Army Veteran.
David was born on February 27, 1923 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and passed away on March 22, 2020. He was a resident of Richmond Heights for over 50 years after growing up in Pittsburgh. David graduated from High School in Pittsburgh and worked as a machinist and General Electric. He was a US Army WWII Veteran in the 82nd Airborne. David enjoyed softball, boating, traveling in his motorhome and was a Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He will be remembered most as a jokester, tough, hardworking, hospitable and social man who was dedicated to his family and friends. David will be dearly missed.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Dave to Wounded Warriors 600 River Ave, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
Private Family Services will take place Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 11 AM with live streaming of service available (see Funeral Home website guestbook) followed by burial with Military Honors at All Souls Cemetery. Celebration of Life Service will take place at a later date. Arrangements by THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS.
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