OBITUARY

Nancy J. RICHTER

February 22, 1952April 27, 2021
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Nancy Richter (nee Gleason) beloved wife of Lawrence, mother of Audrey Clucas (Daniel) and Lindsey Cavanaugh (Ian). Nanny to Emmitt, Shayla and Mitchell Clucas. Loving sister of the late Billy Gleason; Judith Gleason; the late Terry Gleason; Mary Faith Flahive; Kathleen Gleason (Abel Macias); Maureen Gleason (Charles Farley) Joanne Gleason (George Hogen); Joseph (Bea) Garcia; Martin (Susan) Gleason; Colleen Galich; Brian (Karen) Gleason; Kevin (Kelly) Gleason; Patricia (Daniel) Wagner; Timothy (Susan) Gleason; Joseph (Lisa) Gleason. Proud and cherished aunt of 67 nieces and nephews and great aunt to many.

Nancy Richter was a nationally recognized attorney who focused her practice on civil litigation and complex insurance coverage disputes. Nancy will be remembered as the most loving, caring, compassionate, powerful, beautiful, giving, genuine, brilliant, strong, and courageous woman who was there for everyone; all of those who knew her will only be stronger and better.

Visitation at Malec & Sons Funeral Home 6000 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago - Sunday 3 - 8 p.m. Memorial Service Monday 10:00 a.m. at Malec & Sons.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Compass to Care Childhood Cancer Foundation 6776 N Avondale Avenue, Suite 250 Chicago 60631 www.compasstocare.org

Malec & Sons Funeral Home will adhere to current COVID restrictions in the state of Illinois, which allows 50 or fewer guests at a time. Proper social distancing must be practiced and all guests will be required to wear face masks at all times. No food will be allowed at the funeral home. Thank you for your understanding.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, May 2, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, May 3, 2021

Memories

Nancy J. RICHTER

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daniel dowd

May 3, 2021

Saddened to learn of Nancy's death. We were born 6 months apart and closely linked on Nanny Dowd's chain of many descendants.
Lost touch over the years but have fond memories of the Dowd-Gleason-Noland-Eisenger get togethers over the years. Enjoyed the tribute video to Nancy. I'm sure her beautiful daughters and grandchildren brought her and Larry much joy! My condolences on your loss .

Barbara Singh

May 2, 2021

I first met Nancy in August, 1984 when I began working with her. What stands out most about her for me, is her compassion. Over the years her hand has been extended to me in love and friendship in my own dark times. Even most recently she selflessly extended friendship, great compassion, determination and love to me and a member of my family. I will continue to say a prayer in memory of her beautiful spirit. She will not be forgotten in my family. Thank you Lord for Nancy for being a part of my life.

Mary Smythe

May 1, 2021

So sorry to hear of Nancy's passing.
My condolences to her loved ones.
May God rest her precious soul,
In deep sympathy, Mary Smythe

Bob and Patti Porto

April 29, 2021

Nancy was a strong, intelligent and genuine individual and friend. We enjoyed a friendship with her for most of our lives. Her beautiful smile and compassionate nature made her so special. She had the gift of gab and was a great conversationalist. We admired her keen mind and her perseverance as she fought her illness and respected her ability as an attorney. She will be greatly missed.

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