Donald “Durf” T. Richards

William H Craig Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | March 24, 2021

Donald “Durf” T. Richards, 65, of White Oak, passed away in the comfort of his family on Thursday, March 18, 2021.

Donald “Durf” was the son of the late John and Ruth Mae Richards.  He is proceeded in death by the late William Richards, Mary Ellen Richards, John Richards, and Elizabeth Louise Richards.  He is survived by his three daughters, Tina Simko, Amy Shank (Shawn), and Lacey John (John).  He was the proud grandfather of six grandchildren, Jason, Nicholas, Kadence, Dalton, Abigail, and Sophia.  He was one of eight children and is survived by his sisters Judith Langsdorf, Ruth Mae Saunders and one brother Leroy Richards.  Donald “Durf” was an avid fishman and loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, and loved his family dearly.  He enjoyed taking care of his oldest sister, Ruth Mae Saunders, after her recovery from cancer.  Donald was part of the Carpenters Union and was a carpenter and brick layer and served his community for many years.  He will be missed dearly by anyone who knew him. A memorial will be held on Friday, March 26, 2021 at 1pm at the Croatian Club, 4400 3rd Street, McKeesport, PA 15132. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the William H. Craig Funeral Home Inc., 3000 Versailles Ave, PA 15132.

Originally published March 24, 2021.

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