Paul Richards

July 10, 1940April 20, 2021

Paul Richards, CPA, age 80, of Needham and South Yarmouth, MA and Boca Raton, Florida, passed peacefully in his home, surrounded by his family, on April 20, 2021.

Beloved husband of Ruth (Oransky) Richards, they shared 56 years of marriage. They enjoyed traveling, visits to Cape Cod, and working together in Paul’s accounting firm for 32 years. In his free time, Paul enjoyed long rides on his bike, fun rides in his Corvette, and most of all, visits with his family and friends. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Samuel and Matilda (Leventhal) Richards. In addition to his beloved wife “Ruthie,” those left to cherish his memory are his loving daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Loren “Bud” Pettus of Boca Raton, and his loving son, David Richards of Boca Raton; his sister, Marjorie Grosberg of Daytona Beach; and his cherished grandchildren, Peyton & Macy Pettus, and Joscelyn, Lillian, Joshua, & Abigail Richards – all of Boca Raton, Florida.

Services will be held Thursday, April 22nd at 2:00PM at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham Street, Sharon, MA 02067. The family will observe a private Shiva.

Donations in memory of Paul may be made to honor the care he received from Dr. Steven Cohen and Dr. Joseph Zibrak at Beth Israel Hospital to The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (www., 230 E. Ohio Street, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611.


  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, April 22, 2021


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Michael Verdun

April 21, 2021

Ruthie & Family - Donna and I were saddened to learn of Paul’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We have fond memories of Paul
and hope that your many wonderful memories of the good times you
shared will sustain you at this difficult time. May his memory be a
blessing. Donna and Mike Verdun

Marlene & Al Barnet

April 21, 2021

We are so saddened by your Great Loss. Paul was Very Dear to Us. We have many happy memories of times spent together. Almost six decades of Treasured Moments,
May his memory be a Blessing to All of You
Our Deepest Sympathy & Love
Marlene & Al