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Priscilla J. (Josephson) Richardson

Priscilla J. (Josephson) Richardson
  • February 20, 1932 - March 16, 2019
  • Marlborough, Massachusetts

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“May the God of tender mercy provide strength and comfort during this difficult period. ”
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“Erika, Pam and Donna and families, so sorry for your loss, may she rest in peace.Much love Colleen (Lincoln) Martin now of Manvel TX ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“To Priscilla's Family,We're so sorry to hear of Priscilla's passing. She was a very good friend of our mother's, and to our family. She worked with...Read More »
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“Dear Art and family,We did not know your sister but you spoke of her to me of her and your live for her. Please accept our deepest sympathy. Loss of...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Doug and Donna Marshall - Hudson, MA

“Accept the family condolences, So many fond memories we sharedon life "s journey as we all grew up together Lisa,Ericka and Pam my first paper girl....Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Robert Mitchell - Clinton, MA

“Priscilla was a dear high school class mate one how was always there to help. Our condolences to her family. Janet Baldwin panagore and peter panagore ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“no words can express the deep sadness i feel for Priscilla's family. she was a wonderful caring and giving women who loved her family with all her...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: marie geina - marlborough, MA

“To: Erika, Jerry and FamilyWe are very sad about the news your Mom's passing. She always had a warm smile and a hug when we greeted her at all the...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Deacon Dick and Pearl Martino - MA

“I am deeply sorry for your loss. Meme was a strong, beautiful & loving woman. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Sara Fagan-Rego - berlin, MA

“Dearest Erika and Arthur and family.So sorry for your loss. She was the sweetest lady. Much Love Deanna/DeeDee. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Deanna Blais - Marlboro, MA

“So many wonderful memories of this very special lady. She lived life to the fullest and gave such joy to everyone she loved. Heaven certainly...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Patty & Don Bautz - DeLand, FL

“I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. May God bless you and keep you ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Grace Sheldon Lyons - Charlotte, NC


Priscilla J. (Josephson) Richardson, 87, of Marlborough, died Saturday, March 16, 2019 at UMass Memorial Healthcare, Marlborough Hospital.
She was the daughter of the late Edward Josephson, Sr. and Evelyn (Halliwill) Josephson St. John and the wife of the late Ralph Richardson.
A graduate of Marlborough High School, and a member of the Immaculate Conception Church,
Priscilla was employed as a switchboard operator for The Answering Service, Marlborough. After the death of her husband, Priscilla returned to the work force as a Cafeteria worker in the Marlborough School system. She later worked for Bose, Framingham as a switchboard operator.
She is survived by her daughters, Donna Richardson, of Marlborough, Erika Sherman and her partner Jerry McAuliffe, of Marlborough and Pam Desjardin and her husband Chris, of Berlin, her brothers, Arthur Josephson and his wife Marcia, of Marlborough and Henry Josephson, of Heath, MA, her sisters, Janet Bernard, of Marlborough and Joan Rougeau of Vermont, her sister in law, Delma Josephson, of Marlborough and her grandchildren, Carli Sherman, Alisa Sherman, Jake Chaves, Taylor Chaves, Andrew McAuliffe and Grace Desjardin and many nieces and nephews. Priscilla was the mother of the late Lisa Wilson and the sister of the late Edward, Jr. and Paul Josephson.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, March 21 at 11:00 am at St. Matthias Church, 409 Hemenway St., Marlborough, MA
Donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105-9959