Sara G. "Sally" Richardson

March 10, 1923 ~ February 14, 2024 (age 100) 100 Years Old

Sara Richardson Obituary

Sara G. “Sally” Richardson

North Tonawanda-Sara G. “Sally” Richardson, formerly of Olean, Eldred, Pa , East Aurora NY and Holley, NY passed away Wednesday (February 14,2024) at the DeGraff Long term Care Facility in N. Tonawanda, NY.

Sara was born in Eldred, Pa on March 10,1923. She was the daughter of the late Oscar and Lillian Brown Carpenter and sister to the late Gerald Carpenter and the late Myrl Reed.

Sara graduated from Otto/Eldred High School and the Westbrook Academy in Olean.

She married Morris E. Richardson, Jr whose family owned Richardsons Grocery on N.13th and W State St. He predeceased her in 1996. When Morris left for the south Pacific, Sara worked at Ft. Monmouth, NJ for the three years he served. Sally was the leader of the steno pool at the Developmental Laboratory there. She was a Church Secretary for many years at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in East Aurora. After her husband’s retirement from Moog in E Aurora and returning to Olean, Morris became active in the family business before it was sold. They then moved to Holley NY where she was a member of the Concordia Lutheran Church in Brockport.

Sally is survived by her daughters, Joan (David) Reis of Holley and Moreen (Mark) Pfohl of Tonawanda; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews

At Sallys request, there will be no visitation. Private family funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Portville NY.

Flowers are gratefully declined; memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Guenther funeral Home, Inc.,1303 E. State Street, Olean. Online condolences can be expressed at

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