Alverus E. Richens



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Greece: Saturday, September 29, 2007. Predeceased by her husband, Merrill E. ‘Smiley’ Richens. She is survived by her daughters, Carol A. (Richens) Platt & Rosemary J. Richens; sister, Geraldine Anderson; granddaughter, Loretta (Michael) (Platt) Smith; many nieces and nephews. Alverus was a member of the Nocturnal Adoration Society of Holy Name of Jesus Church. Friends may call Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated, Friday 9:30 A.M. at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 15 Saint Martin’s Way. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Jewish Home Foundation, 2021 Winton Road South, Rochester, New York 14618 in her memory.


  1. Rosemary J. Richens on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Dear Mom: I remember the many good times that we have had together on various outtings with the family and the many good deeds you have done for others and for this family. I know that you are up in Heaven and that you can see us every moment of our life. So have a good time until we see you there. Always miss you. Love, Rosemary.

  2. Carol R. Platt on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    I am glad mom that you are in Heaven with God, Jesus and Dad and the rest of the family. I will miss you here on earth but I know that you will always be looking down on me and watching me while I am here on earth. I love you mom. Love Carol

  3. Lori Smith on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    I will miss you, Grandma! I pray that I never forget the wonderful memories I have with you. Weeks at your house, tea parties, and special surprises! You were a dear and special person in the lives of so many people. Please meet me in heaven when I get there! I Love you, grandma! – Your Tweetiepie

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