Jonathan C. Richards
Jonathan C. Richards,
56, of Hancock Street, Gloucester, father of Chanel C. Richards of
Gloucester, died Tuesday, October 20, 2020 in the Lahey Medical Center,
Born in Ipswich on
August 10, 1964 he was the only child of George C. and Katherine (Pickul)
Richards of Largo, FL. Jonathan was raised in Rowley and was
a 1982 graduate of Triton Regional
High School where he played varsity basketball. He continued his education
for next two years at Mass. Maritime Academy where he received his
Associates Degree. Returning to Gloucester he soon went to work as an
equipment operator. He was employed for many years at Allied Cold Storage
and for the past six years at Americold Cold Storage both in Gloucester.
Jon was most proud of
Chanel. Together they spent many a memorable hour walking the beach collecting and
sorting beach glass. The Boston Aquarium was one of their favorite visits.
He will be dearly missed.
In addition to his
daughter and parents he is
survived by many friends.
His funeral service with burial in the Main
Street Cemetery, Rowley will be private. Arrangements are under the
direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich.
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