Valerie G. Richardson

Valerie G. Richardson, 65, resident of Amherst, NH, died on October 9, 2015 at her home sur­rounded by her loving family.

She was born in Nash­ua, NH on October 21, 1949, a daugh­ter of Valmor and Lucille (Gaudette) Poulin. She was raised and edu­cated in Nashua, NH and graduated from The Academy of Notre Dame in Tyngsboro, MA, and Faulkner Hospital School of Nursing, Jamai­ca Plain, MA.

Mrs. Richardson made her home in Amherst for the past 40 years. She had been employed as a regis­tered nurse and head of day surgery at Monadnock Community Hospital, Pe­terborough, NH for 20 years.

She enjoyed the beach, the smell of the ocean and sound of the waves. She was a loving wife, an ador­ing sister, and a devoted mother and grandmother. She loved spending time with family and friends.

Family members in­clude her husband, David J. Richardson of Amherst, NH; a son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Jolene Richardson of Castle Pines, Colorado; a daugh­ter and son-in-law, Kerry and Nicholas Dyce of Amherst, NH; a daughter and significant other, Alicia Richardson and Aron Kur­lander of Wilton, NH; three grand­children Kolbe, Gracie and Cole; a sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Alan Arsenault of Bristol, NH; a brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Judy Poulin of Newington, NH; along with many nieces and nephews who were very special to her.

Memorial visiting hours will be held on Saturday, October 17th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford, NH. Donations in her memory may be made to The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. To share memories or offer condo­lences, please go to www. smith-heald.com.