Chalmers R. Richardson, age 94, of Connoquenessing Twp., passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018 while under the care of VNA Inpatient Hospice.
Born February 29, 1924 in Evans City, he was the son of the late Chalmers C. Richardson and Marie McCandless Richardson.
Chalmers proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy. He was a faithful member of Westminster United Presbyterian Church in Evans City, where he served as an Elder, sang in the church choir and taught Sunday school. He devoted 12 years to serving on the Evans City Council. He formerly served on the school boards for Southwest Butler County and Seneca Valley. Chalmers was the first President of the Evans City Lions Club, and a member of the Dirty Dozen. He also belonged to the Harmony Masonic Lodge #429. In his free time, Chalmers enjoyed golfing and cheering on all Pittsburgh sports teams. He will be dearly missed.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 70 years, Helen Nicklas Richardson, whom he married on January 1, 1948; his children, Linda Michael and her husband, Terry, of Prince George, VA, Terri Lefevre of Butler, Beth Aven and her husband, Robert, of Fredericksburg, VA, and Susan Richardson of Raleigh, NC; and his five grandchildren, Scott, David, Ross, Danielle and Sebastian.
In addition to his parents, Chalmers was preceded in death by 3 sisters.
Friends will be received from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at the Boylan Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Connoquenessing Twp., 856 Evans City Rd., Renfrew, PA 16053.
A funeral ceremony will be held at 11 A.M. on Friday, November 9, 2018 at the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Tom Harmon, officiating.
Chalmers will be laid to rest at Butler County Memorial Park.
Memorial donations may be made in his honor to the Westminster United Presbyterian Church, 330 E. Main St., Evans City, PA 16033, or to VNA Inpatient Hospice, 115 Technology Dr., Butler, PA 16001, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.boylanfuneralservices.com.