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Alicia A (Wilber) Richards

October 2, 1938 ~ August 3, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old


Monson-Alicia A. (Wilber) Richards, 84, passed away in her home Thursday, August 3, 2023.  Alicia was born in Palmer October 2, 1938 to the late Peter and Monica A (Corish) Wilber.  She was a graduate of Monson High School and  Mercy School of Nursing.  She was a registered nurse and worked at area hospitals including Mercy Medical Center and Monson Developmental Center.  After her retirement she worked at Squier Lumber and Hardware as a bookkeeper for many years. She could also be found helping her daughter, Beth and son in-law Robin, at their restaurant in Monson. Alicia was a communicant of St Patrick's Church and active with the Monson Lioness and Lions Club.  She enjoyed reading, taking family cruises and spending  time at the camp.

Alicia was predeceased by her husband, Edward V. Richards in 2018.  She leaves her daughters, Cheryl M. Larkin and her husband Steven of Texas, Elizabeth M. Brown and her husband, Robin of Monson; a brother, Phillip Wilber and his wife, Deb of Burlington, VT; four grandchildren, Ian Maguire and his wife Jeanie, Wes Maguire and his wife Jessica, Edward Brown and his fiancée Camille Guertin, Steven Larkin  and his wife Jordan; three great grandchildren, Mackenzie Maguire, Cameron Maguire, Connor Maguire Lilth Maguire and Blake Larkin .  Alicia was predeceased by her sister Theresa Nothe.   

Visiting hours will be held Sunday, August 20, 2023 from 5-7 at Lombard Funeral Home 3 Bridge St. in Monson. A funeral service will be held Monday, August 21, 2023 at 10am in the funeral home with burial to follow at Bethany Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St Jude's Children's Research Hospital, St Jude Tribute Program PO Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101.


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August 20, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lombard Funeral Home
3 Bridge St.
Monson, MA 01057

Funeral Service
August 21, 2023

10:00 AM
Lombard Funeral Home
3 Bridge St
Monson, MA 01057

August 21, 2023

11:00 AM
Bethany Cemetery
Bethany Road
Monson, MA 01057


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