Stephanie E. Richard, 87, of Port Clinton, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, April 28, following a brief illness. She was born Feb. 4, 1934 in Burlington, Conn.
Her interests over the years included polka dancing, golfing, bowling, volleyball, sewing, cross stitch, and making Ukrainian Easter eggs. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Ava Maria Bible study group and Port Clinton Yacht Club. Her work history included working for Connecticut Mutual Insurance Company, Arrow Hart & Hegeman and Ottawa County Regional Planning.
Stephanie was preceded by her loving husband of 43 years, Raymond L. Richard, Jr., in 1999; her infant son John; parents Frank and Kathryn Kucia; sisters Jennie Calitri and Emily Stolt; brothers Stanley, Adam, Joseph, Mitchell, John, Walter, Benjamin, Frank and Kazimierz Kucia.
She was survived by one brother, Alexander (Julie) Kucia; sister-in-law Shirley Kucia; daughters, Susan (Dan) Plumb; Lori (Rick) Choquette; Ann (Todd) Puckett; Donna Dresser; grandchildren David (Amanda Apling) Plumb; Haley Prusik; Matthew (Diane) Plumb; Daniel (fiancee Alina) Plumb; Isaac (Haley) Puckett; Evan (girlfriend Jess) Puckett; Alexander Dresser; Abigail (boyfriend David) Dresser; Dane (girlfriend Cortni) Puckett; Maxwell Puckett; Maggie Puckett; great grandchildren Eli and Aubrey Plumb and Piper Rose Puckett, as well as many beloved extended family members and friends.
Her family meant the world to her and she loved and enjoyed many family picnics and reunions. Her greatest joy was spending time with her four daughters, 11 grandchildren and recently three great grandchildren.
Visitation was held Sunday, May 2, at Neidecker, Crosser & Priesman Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 1124 Fulton St. Port Clinton, OH 43452. A Funeral Mass was celebrated by Father Jonathon Wight Monday, May 3, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 414 Madison St. Port Clinton, OH. Interment was in Catawba Island Cemetery followed by a reception at Port Clinton Yacht Club. Memorial contributions may be given to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 414 Madison St. Port Clinton, OH 43452 or Heartbeat of Ottawa County, 140 Buckeye Blvd. Suite E. Port Clinton, OH 43452. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.neideckercrosserpriesman.com.