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Barbara A. (Gallagher) Richards

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“I'm so sorry for your loss. I have so many fond memories of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Karen Keeley D'Angelo - MA

“you will be missed,we had some good times together.may you rest in peace//// ”
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“We will never forget the good times we had. We will always remember you. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Tom and Marge Stahr - Mulberry, FL

“May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time ”
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“My condolences to the family. Our lord father promises that very soon he will bring back our loved ones and we will never lose them again. Isaac 25:8 ”
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“Please accept my condolence. May you find comfort in reading 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17. ”
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RICHARDS, Barbara A. (Gallagher). In Mulberry, FL, formerly of Dorchester and recently of Dennis, MA, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side February 17, 2017.

Beloved wife of 58 years to John E. Richards.

Loving mother of her seven children; John Richards of Chelsea, James Richards and his wife Noreen of Pembroke, Barbara Richards of Stoughton, Laura Donovan and her husband Paul of Hanover, Christine O'Donnell and her husband Robert of Braintree, Kevin Richards and his wife Kerri of Hanover, and Michael Richards and his wife Kelly of Weymouth.

Survived by 17 grandchildren and preceded in death by three grandchildren including Sean and Ryan McAteer. Also survived by 5 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Barbara was the daughter of the late Elliot and Helen Gallagher.

Sister of Claire Lenahan of Middleboro, Robert Gallagher of Walpole, and preceded in death by siblings Freddy, Helen, Dorothy, John, and Ricky.

A Funeral Mass to celebrate Barbara's life will be held in St. Gregory Church, Dorchester, on Saturday morning, March 11, at 11 A.M.

Relatives and friends invited.