Stephanie (Mysliwiec) Richmond, “Stella”, 92, formerly of Poplar Avenue, Moundsville, W.Va., passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, W.Va.
Stella was born February 18, 1923 in Moundsville, a daughter of the late Andrew and Aniela (Chwajta) Mysliwiec. She was a retired dispatcher for the City of Moundsville Police Department; a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish, Moundsville; a member of the Business and Professional Women’s Club; and was involved in the Cub Scouts in her younger years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Ralph “Jim” Richmond, in 1970; a grandson, Zachary Richmond; four sisters, Helen Robertson, Sophie Byser, Blanche Kielbasa and Frances Elston; three brothers, Peter Mysliwiec Sr., Andrew Mysliwiec Jr. and John Mysliwiec; and a baby brother, Stephen Mysliwiec.
Stella is survived by her two sons, James Richmond and his wife, Karen of Proctor, W.Va. and Joseph Richmond and his wife, Peggy of Moundsville; a brother, Stanley Mysliwiec and his wife, Mildred of Moundsville; six grandchildren, Becky Baker and her husband, Brian of New Martinsville, W.Va., Melissa Richmond of Moundsville, Jamie Brandon and her husband, Gary of Moundsville, Joseph Richmond, II and his wife, Loni of Moundsville, Lisa Ferrell of New Martinsville and Bill Ferrell and his wife, Alison of Fairmont, W.Va.; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Stella’s family would like to give special thanks to Dr. David Hess, Dr. Robert Wade, Dr. J. Tad Lucas, and the nurses and staff of the third floor and the I.V. and Respiratory therapists at Reynolds Memorial Hospital for their excellent care.
Friends will be received from 12-3 and 6-8 pm, Sunday at the CARE Funeral Home, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville, where a vigil service will be held at 7 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am, Monday, April 13, 2015, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Moundsville, with the Rev. That Son Ngoc Nguyen as celebrant. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Francis Xavier Parish, 912 Seventh Street, Moundsville, WV 26041.