The death of Alvin Boyd Richards, 84 Maritime Odd Fellows Home (formerly of Salt Springs, Pictou County), occurred on Friday, June 26, 2015 at the Home in Pictou.
Born in North River, Colchester County, to the late Percy and Nellie (Upham) Richards.
Alvin is survived by son Darrell (Ruth) Richards and daughter Deborah (Brian) White. Also survived by sister Lois Stewart; former wife, Ella Jean (Skidmore) Shaw; partner Jean Mason; several sisters-in law and brothers-in-law; grandchildren Leah (Tim) Taylor, Jeremy (Justyna) Richards, Geoffrey White, Shannon (Robert) Donald and great-grandchildren Abigail and James; nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by sisters Greta Bird, Edith Carter, Elsie Barzilay; brothers Frank, Arnold, Clifford, Victor, Lloyd, and Curtis.
No visitation and no funeral by Alvin's request; cremation will be followed by burial at a later date.. If desired, donations to Maritime Odd Fellows Home (Staff Fund) or St. Luke's United Church, Salt Springs, would be appreciated