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October 25, 2020 - 12:32pm

Mrs. Jean A. Richardson

posted by Joshua Smith.

Basom - Jean  A. Richardson, age 82, of Basom, passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at United Memorial Medical Center.

Mrs. Richardson was born  February 18, 1938 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Walter Wickham and Gladys Parsons Wickham.

A graduate of Oakfield-Alabama Central School and the Highland School of Nursing in Rochester, Jean was a longtime member of the Alabama-Basom United Methodist Church where she was a member, past-president and former secretary of the United Methodist Women. She was also a member, former secretary and past-president for the ladies auxiliary of the Alabama Fire Department.  Jean enjoyed tending to her flower gardens, cross-stitching, gardening and baking, especially her snickerdoodle cookies. She loved spending time with her family, especially during the holidays and enjoyed shopping.

Jean is the wife of John Richardson who passed away on January 17, 2001.

She is survived by her children; Daniel (Pam) Richardson of Newport News, Virginia; Brian (Brenda) Richardson of Basom and Cindee (Victor) Azer of Bronx, New York; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; two brothers; Kenneth (Janet) Wickham of Illinois and Richard (Bonnie) Wickham of Virginia; and nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her son, Scot A. Richardson who passed away on July 31, 2012; her grandson, Christopher Tripodi who passed away in May of 2020 and her brother Ernest Wickham who passed away on August 23, 1979.

Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, October 27th, 2020  from 11:00 am  to 1:00 pm  at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield where services will immediately follow at 1 p.m. She will be laid to rest in Reed Cemetery, Oakfield.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Senior Living, 278 Bank Street, Batavia, New York 14020.  To leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle, please visit www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.

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