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Old Town - Anthony "Tony" J. Richards, 62, died November 29, 2019 at his residence. He was born February 27, 1957 in Bangor a son of Evarist E. and Delia R. (Talon) Richards.
Tony was a fun loving guy with a great sense of humor. He will be fondly remembered for his easy going nature, while perhaps a tad bit naive nature. Tony had a set of standards and morals that he lived his life by. He worked in retail his entire career, his Hannaford career started when he was in high school and he worked for the grocer for 36 years, leaving there in 2009 to work at Target. He played men's league softball for many years and enjoyed many activities and fellowship with his French Island comrades.
He is survived by four siblings, Mark Richards and his wife Linda of Milford, Paul Richard and his wife Anne of Bradley, JoAnne Elka and her husband Joseph of Lexington, SC, and Susan York of Old Town; many nieces and nephews and a special niece Amy York; special lifelong friends Robin and Judy Avery and their daughter Jamie and her husband Josh McKay.
He was predeceased by his parents and a brother Charles Richards.
Graveside services will be announced in the spring at St. Joseph Cemetery, Old Town. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or to a charity of one's choice.
Published on December 1, 2019


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Lorna O’Clair
Dec 03, 2019
I was saddened to hear about Tony’s passing.I worked with Tony for many years at Hannaford. He was a really nice person to work with. We shared a lot of laughs together. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Shirley and Jon brissette
Dec 03, 2019
We were so saddened to learn of Tony’s passing. Bones was a great, fun guy. He enjoyed life. Always had a smile when we saw him at Hannaford. Our deepest sympathies to all. He will be missed.
Denise Treadwell Smith
Dec 03, 2019
So saddened by this loss. My memories are of “Bone” and I haven’t seen him for many years but my childhood is filled with snapshots of him. Bone on the softball field and off the softball field. Bone with our family and all of our family friends camping and sitting around the fire. He was a permanent weekend fixture during my childhood and will not be forgotten. 💗
Mary Shorette
Dec 02, 2019
So very sorry to hear of Tony’s passing. He was such a kind soul. Sympathy and prayers to the Richards family.
Richie and Vicky Lajoie King
Dec 02, 2019
Our condolences of the loss of Tony. I can remember how excited I was when I was 10, and Tony was born on my birthday. Whenever my birthday would come around, I would think of Tony. He was such a wonderful person and will be missed by all that knew him. RIP cousin!
Julie faloon
Dec 02, 2019
I was so shocked to see that Tony passed away. I worked with him for years at hannaford. A very nice man, who was fun to work with. I am so sorry for your families loss. Thoughts and prayers to all of you
Mike Geroux
Dec 02, 2019
had a lot of fun growing up together on French Island, tenting out in his backyard when we were young teenagers, played a lot of games at the Island school and our years playing Men's Softball. RIP Bone
Phyllis and David Thibodeau
Dec 02, 2019
Mark, Linda, Paul, Anne, Joanne, Joseph and Susie. Prayers and thoughts are with you and your families at this difficult time. We have so many fond memories of Tony (aka Bone). He will be missed by many. Hugs to you all ❤️
Phyllis and David Thibodeau
Dec 02, 2019
Mark, Linda, Paul, Anne, Joanne, Joseph and Susie. We are very sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts are with you all at this difficult time. We have so many fond memories of Tony (Bone). RIP cuz ❤️
Judy Matthews Scott
Dec 02, 2019
So sorry for your loss ! Did not know Charlie passed either. I am sadden. Jimmy and Jacques pals on French Island. Loved your parents! I can hear your mom calling all you kids. Love always, Judy, Janice and Jacques. Tony and Jim r in heaven together now! 🙏❤️
Rita Buttery
Dec 02, 2019
So sorry for your loss, Tony was a great guy to work with he always had a funny comment to brighten your day at Hannaford. He will be missed by all that knew him.. Your all in my thoughts and prayers..