Sharleen Richards

Obituary of Sharleen Richards

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, Sharleen Richards of Pottstown PA, mother, daughter and sister, passed away suddenly at the age of 30 years.

Born in Phoenixville, PA on December 9, 1986, Sharleen was the daughter of Frank E. Richards and Mary Louise F. (Fry) Richards.

Sharleen was a creative and passionate person that had a love of writing, poetry and music.  She devoted much of her time and energy to helping others and spending time with her son.

In addition to her parents, Sharleen is survived by one son, Orin; six siblings, Patrick J. Richards, and his partner, Stephen Dunson, Phoenixville, PA; Tony N. Richards, and his wife, Jordyn Richards, Limerick, PA; Rachel L. Richards, Royersford, PA; Tracey L. Richards, Pottstown, PA; Christy M. Richards, wife of Steven Fisher, Chester Springs, PA; and Jennifer E. Richards, Phoenixville, PA.  She is also survived by two nieces and two nephews.

A viewing will take place on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 12:00 pm. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Sharleen’s honor to Orin’s Education Fund (

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