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Saranne W. Richards

Born: Sun., Aug. 4, 1929
Died: Mon., May 20, 2019

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Saranne W. Richards



Saranne W. Richards, 89, of Summit Hill passed away Monday afternoon in Weatherly. 


Saranne was born in Palmerton on August 4, 1929.  


She was the daughter of the late Anne (Whildin) and Harold “Bud” D. Richards.     


Saranne was a graduate of Summit Hill High School, Class of 1947. She was a graduate of Albright College, Class of 1951 where she earned a B.S. in Home Economics.  She later earned her masters degree from Temple University. 


She was of the Episcopalian faith and was a member of the former St Phillip’s Trinity Episcopal Church, Summit Hill. 


Saranne was teacher at Perry Township High School, Shoemakersville for 2 years. She then taught at Tamaqua Area Middle School for 33 years. 


She life member of NEA, PSEA, Summit Hill American Legion, Western Pocono Family Consumer Sciences and PASR. 


Saranne is survived by; cousin Sally Mitchell; cousin Herbert H. Whildin; cousin William H. Whildin; caregiver Louise M. Dietrich; caregiver Juliann V. O’Gorman; caregiver Maureen W. Zuber. 


The viewing and services will be private. Burial will take place Friday at Grand Army Cemetery, Summit Hill. 


In lieu of flowers, Saranne wishes contributions to be made to Carbon County Friends of Animals, 77 W 13thSt, Jim Thorpe PA 18229.  

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