HUDSON—Joan M. Richards, 74, of Philmont, passed away Friday, December 24, 2010 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.
Born May 3, 1936 in Pittsfield, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Mary (Smith) Wick. She lived most of her life in Pittsfield and moved to Philmont in her later years.
She was a homemaker and at one time worked in a jewelry store. Ms. Richards enjoyed gardening and reading.
She is survived by her brother, Lawrence Wick, many children and grandchildren, and several friends, including Beverly Peart of Philmont.
There will be no services.
Arrangements are with the Bates & Anderson-Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home.