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Gloria Jean (Simons) Richards

February 21, 1947 ~ December 14, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Gloria Richards Obituary

Gloria Jean Richards, age 76, of Lake Milton, OH, passed away peacefully into eternal rest on Thursday night  December 14, 2023 at the Country Club Rehabilitation Campus of Newton Falls.  She was born on February 21, 1947, in Oil City, PA the daughter of the late Richard H. Simons & Grace M. (Burneisen) Simons. Gloria married the love of her life, Robert Raymond Richards on June 6, 1964 and they enjoyed 59 years of blessed marriage together.  She enjoyed cooking, painting, doing crafts, and traveling with her husband.

Memories of Gloria will be carried on by her loving family; her husband Robert R. Richards of Lake Milton; her daughter: Melissa & Dan Luddeni of Cresco, PA; her son: Scott & Victoria Richards of Minneola, Fl and her grandchildren Gabrial & Bethany Richards.

Per Gloria's wishes, cremation has taken place and no services will be held at this time.  Gloria will be laid to rest next to her parents in Lamey Cemetery in Oil City, PA.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home 8 East Broad Street Newton Falls, Ohio 44444 (330) 872-5440.  Family and friends may view her obituary online or to send condolences, please visit us at

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