Regeana ‘Dolores’ Richards

December 24, 2020

Regeana “Dolores” Richards, 91, was called home on December 24, 2020. Dolores was born in Frankfort, IN on February 8, 1929.

Dolores obtained two Master’s Degrees of Library Science from Saint Frances University in Fort Wayne, IN. She also obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Ball State University. She had retired from the Steuben County Metropolitan School District as the head Librarian of the district. Dolores enjoyed doing word puzzles, watching her favorite TV shows, and spending time with her dog, Princess. She was a member of New Haven United Methodist Church. She and her husband enjoyed traveling, including twice to see the Passion Play performance in Germany

Visitation and Services

A private funeral may be viewed via Facebook livestream by visiting on Thursday, December 31 at 11am. Public visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 from 5pm to 8pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Road, Ft. Wayne. A second visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery, Frankfort, Ind. Memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer's Association.

Survived by:

Dolores is survived by her children, Janice Richards and Jarretta Chaffin; grandchildren, Denise (Todd) Stinagle, Jenniffer (Gary) Hilton, Johanna (Ike) McConnell, Jessica Vogel, Matt (Lindsay) Hayes, Lance Phillips, Jenea (Reese) Morgan; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Richards; daughter, Donna Phillips; sister, Bernice Cody; and parents, Della and Paul Barbee.


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