Marlene Anne (Armstrong) Richards

December 10, 1936 ~ May 24, 2018 (age 81)

After many years of ill health.  Marlene passed away quietly in her 82nd year on May 24, 2018.  Predeceased by her parents Alex and Mary Armstrong as well as her husband of 58 years, Richard “Dick” Richards.  Marlene was much loved and will be greatly missed by her children Deborah (Rick) Kowacz, Steven (Rhonda) Richards and Glenn (Lidya) Richards as well as her grandchildren Kathy, Michael, Jennifer, Karen, Sarah, Corey, Gavin, Hannah, Ditona and Agon.  Great-grandmother to Sophie, Chloe, Claire, Zoe and James.

Arrangements entrusted to Butcher Family Funeral Home, 5399 Main Street South, Erin where a private family service and interment will be held.  Donations in Marlene’s memory can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or The Lung Association.  Cards available at the funeral home or you may send the family a condolence at

Butcher Family Funeral Home

519 833 2231

Donations may be made to:

Heart and Stroke Foundation
21 Surrey Street West, Suite 204, Guelph ON N1H 3R3
Tel: 1-519-837-4858

The Lung Association
1750 Courtwood Crescent, Suite 300, Ottawa ON K2C 2B5
Tel: 1-888-566-5864

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