Thomas E. Richardson

May 10, 1921February 27, 2014

Thomas E. Richardson, 92, passed away February 27, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Emma E. (Mancini) Richardson. Born in Providence, a son of the late James H. and Margaret A. (Kelly) Richardson.

Along with his wife, he is survived by his children, Capt. Thomas Richardson, Jr. (Ret. NPPD) and his wife Gail, and Karen J. Northup; his grandchildren Kelly and Kyle; his beloved dog Harpo; and his sibilings Joseph, Robert and Kenneth Richardson and Margaret Gardner. He was the brother of the late James, Edward, Owen and Raymond Richardson, and Evelyn Sparven.

Mr. Richardson had served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Thomas Church, 65 Fruit Hill Avenue, Providence. Burial with Military Honors will follow in the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept.142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.


  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, March 4, 2014

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Colleen M (Casey) & Louie Ranieri

March 6, 2014

Dear Tom, The Richardson Family & Many Loving Friends,
I'm so sorry to hear of your fathers' passing. 'the Feeling, the Void, the Pain....
May he be at & for eternity ..till you (all) meet again.
'Just call..(him) talk to Him..he'll be 'there ..for you..In Spirit, In your Heart & Soul.

D McCarthy

March 6, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss. May the Most High God comfort you during these difficult days. (Psalm 83:18)

March 5, 2014

Capt and Family Please accept my heartful condolence to you and your family on the loss of your dad. Your family will be in my prayers during this trying time. Capt always remember the good times you had with him.
Chief DiCenzo - Florida

Kathy & Dennis Simoneau

March 4, 2014

Sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. It has been said that a Son is but a mere reflection of his Father; as such your Father was truly a good man.

Carmela Richards-Marcello

March 4, 2014

Emma,Karen and Tom, deepest condolences to all of you, heaven has another angel. Bob and Carmela Marcello

Ernie Greco

March 4, 2014

I'm sorry about the loss of your father. I read the obituary from afar in I know the pain you are experiencing. It takes time and prayer to handle it and get through it. You're strong, Tom. Please accept my deepest sympathy. Give my condolences to your mother, sister and entire family. All of you will remain in my thoughts and prayers as I will be doing the same for your father.

March 3, 2014

Dear Emma ^ The Richardson Family
My condolences to all, in memory of a good friend of Claire & Chris Pagliaro.

Tom will be sadly missed! Claire Pagliaro

March 3, 2014

Tom & Family, I am so sorry to see the passing of your dad. His military accomplishments are truly admirable. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Sincerely Richard and Marcia Tramonti

Ken & Janis Volpe

March 3, 2014

Tommy and Gail and the Richardson family Janis and I were sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. May he rest in peace.

Tony Carbone

March 2, 2014

To the Richardson family,
I worked with Tom at the Post Office for many years. I was President of the Mailhanders Union and Tommy was a strong advocate in the work place and a great guy to work with. May I extend my sympathy to the whole family and may Tom rest in peace.