Lisa R. (Peate) Richards

Born: Fri., Jan. 12, 1962
Died: Sat., Aug. 21, 2021


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Aug. 25, 2021
Location: Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Aug. 26, 2021
Location: Wesleyan Methodist Church

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Lisa R. Richards, 59, of Irvine, Pa, passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2021 in Select Specialty Care at Allegheny Valley Hospital.

She was born January 12, 1962, a daughter to the late Robert  Ross Peate and Barbara Mechling Peate Fredricks who survives her. Lisa was a 1980 graduate of WAHS and worked for 22 years at Blair. She helped care for the Birdsall Eddy Girls Scout Camp for 13 years and attended the Pittsfield Wesleyan Methodist Church. She loved animals, watching birds and being on the river but, most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband David Richards who she married on June 7, 1980 in Youngsville; her children, Joleen (Tony) Leary of Clearwater, FL, Nicole Richards-Works of Tampa, FL and Jason (Amanda) Richards of Indiana, Pa; her grandchildren, Avery, Anthony, Telisa, Hunter and Scarlett; her siblings, Barry (Sara) Peate of Youngsville, Victoria Woods of Warren, Robert ( Veronica) Peate of Youngsville, Laverne Daehlhousen of Tidioute and Greg Peate of Irvine; her father-in-law, Bill Richards of Warren; her beloved cat, Forest P. Pumpernickel and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her father, Lisa was preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Kay Richards, her step father, RD Fredricks, her nephew, Jeremy and life long family friend, Alton "Tiny" Caddy.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 25, at the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 314 N. Main Street, Youngsville, Pa 16371, from 4-7pm. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11am at the Pittsfield Wesleyan Methodist Church, 164 Main Street, Pittsfield, pa 16340, with the Rev. Paul Kruse, pastor, officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, 375 Kings Highway North Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 or at
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Yvonne Drum
   Posted Wed August 25, 2021
So very sorry for your loss. Our Thoughts & Prayers are with you all.

   Posted Wed August 25, 2021
I was deeply sadden when I heard the loss of Lisa. She will be fondly thought of for the rest of my life. Her family is in my thoughts and prayers

jan madigan
   Posted Wed August 25, 2021
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Analisa Santillan
   Posted Wed August 25, 2021
Sending prayers of comfort to you Nicole and the entire fam. I have only met your mom once in oerson but her warm persinality is something I will never forget. ❤ She spoke to me and hugged me as if she has known me forever. Rest in paradise Mommy Lisa.

Emilie Frazier-Aguilera
   Posted Thu August 26, 2021
My heart is breaking for my best friends dear family . I remember such great times growing up with Nicole and Lisa always treating me like her own daughter. She was a true light on earth and now a heavenly light. Rest In Peace Lisa (mom) My deepest condolences to my dearest friend Nicole and all the family. May peace be with you each and every day.

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