Marie Richey

T. Marie Richey, 89, of New Philadelphia, formerly of Vermont, died at 11:50 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, 2001, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

She was born June 23, 1911, in McDonough County, a daughter of Jeff and Carie Mershon Teel. She married Walter S. Richey on Aug. 25, 1925, in Lewistown. He died Jan. 10, 1991.

She also was preceded in death by one son, Charles; one daughter, Rosemarie Osborn; one grandson; one great-grandson; and three brothers.

Surviving are six sons, Willard, Jim, Theodore and Dale, all of Vermont, Walter of New Philadelphia and Lyle of Adair; three daughters, Nelda Reid of Canton, Mary Ann Plate of Adair and Linda Short of Clarendon, Texas; two half-sisters, Betty Teel of Arizona and June Demey of Ohio; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She had worked at Vermont Foundry, retiring in 1973.

She was a former member of Vermont Rebekah Lodge.

Services were held Tuesday at Kost Memorial Home with Rev. Ron Green officiating. Burial was in Vermont Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to McDonough District Hospital Hospice.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/7/2001

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