Katherine Stevens Richards - age: 83
(May 31, 1931 to October 08, 2014
A graveside service will be held on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 4:00PM at Highland Cemetery, Churchhill Road in Groveville (Buxton). Pastor Ron Sargent of the Hollis Center Baptist Church will officiate.
For those wishing to make memorial contributions, please consider Beacon Hospice, 54 Atlantic Place, South Portland, ME 04106. Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home, 13 Portland Road, Buxton are in charge of the arrangements.
Katherine (Kay) S. Richards, 83 of Buxton passed way after a long battle with Alzheimer’s at the Gorham House in Gorham on October 8, 2014. She was born in Hollis, the daughter of Emery and Florence (Hulit) Stevens of Buxton. Kay was raised and educated in Buxton. In 1954, she married Burleigh Richards Jr. She enjoyed bowling, bingo, poker, horse racing and summers at their camp at Sand Pond in Limington, where she hosted many family reunions. She worked at Cushman’s Bakery in Portland, Sebago Moc in Westbrook, Limerick Shoe Shop in Limerick, Steven's Market - family owned convenient store in Groveville and Low’s Market in West Buxton.
She was predeceased by her husband Burleigh Richards, Jr. and 3 brothers Ernest Stevens, Louis Stevens and Carroll Stevens.
She is survived by 5 children; Jean Kaigle and her husband Daniel of Iberville, Quebec, Steven Richards and his wife Bernie of Hiram, Timothy Richards of Buxton, Nancy Whitehouse of Buxton, and Scott “Hubba” Richards of Gorham, a sister Rita Hall of Buxton, 6 grandchildren; Jamie Whitehouse and his wife Danielle, Andrea Whitehouse, Joey Whitehouse and his wife Shannon, Shawn Whitehouse and his wife Katie, Ryan Kaigle and Alison Kaigle. as well as 6 great grandchildren.