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Thomas V Richardson

June 22, 2020
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Thomas V. Richardson
June 22, 2020

Thomas V. Richardson 85, Morristown NJ died on June 22 at Morristown
Medical Center after a short illness.
He is survived by his wife of 20 years Nancy Lanz Richardson.

Tom was born on July 19, 1934 in Elmira, NY. He is the son of the late Daniel J. Richardson and Metta Johnson Richardson also of Elmira NY.

Tom was a 1952 graduate of South Side High School, Elmira where he was a standout football player. He continued his education at Syracuse
University earning a BS degree in History and playing Varsity Football for
four years as a tight end.

After graduation Tom joined the Marine Corps and served from 1956 to
1959. He continued to play football at Quantico, Virginia. He also served in the Marine reserves for eight years where he was promoted to Major.

Tom’s professional career was in Sales Management with IBM and Apple
until his retirement in 1997.

Most of all Tom loved his family. His life was a perfect example of respect
and love for others which he passed on to his children.
Tom had a love of all sports, especially Syracuse Football and Basketball
and was always ready and eager to share his sports “knowledge “ with
everyone.

Tom enjoyed spending his summers at Lake Gouldsboro or the Tetons
in Wyoming. For the past thirteen years Tom and his wife spent the summers in Jackson Wyoming, five of which they worked in Grand Teton
National Park at Jackson Lake Lodge.

Tom was preceded in death by his brother Daniel J. Richardson, Elmira
NY.
He is survived by his sons Marc Richardson (Karen) Vista, CA, Scott
Richardson (Donna) Prescott Valley, AZ and daughter Carin Bariso(Joe)
New Port Richey, FL. Eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Tom was a 35 year resident of Morristown NJ and was a member of
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary church Morristown.

A Memorial Service will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers
donations can be made to The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation
or the Syracuse Football Memorial Fund.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Doyle Funeral Home, Morristown
New Jersey.

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The Syracuse Football Memorial Fund

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