Richards OvalJudith Marian Richards, 73, of Ilderton and formerly of London, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, after a 23-year struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Alan E. Richards; four children: Jeffrey (Toni), of Vancouver, Lynette (Nadia), of Nova Scotia, Christopher, of London, and Lisa (Patrick Bates), of Bothwell; seven grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Burrett, of Peterborough. Judith was born in Omemee, Ontario, one of nine children of William and Bessie McQuade. She was supervisor of switchboard at St. Joseph’s Hospital in London at the time of her retirement. The memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 4:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service. Donations in Judith’s memory may be made to Parkinson Society Canada. Online condolences may be made at

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