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EAST PROVIDENCE - Laura Richard, 87, died peacefully at the Cherry Hill Manor, Johnston on Thursday, December 12, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Cyril Richard. Laura was born in Central Falls, the daughter of the late Anthony and Stephania (Klimuzki) Kozlowski. She was the owner/operator of Laura's Beauty Shop in East Providence for 35 years, retiring in 1987.
She leaves many nieces and nephews and very dear friends Brian and Theresa Garstka. She was the sister of the late Helen Labossiere, Jennie Nelson, Mildred Stadnick, and Walter, Peter, and Stanley Kozlowski.
Her funeral will be held from the Darlington Mortuary, 1042 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket, on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Loreto Church, 346 Waterman Avenue, East Providence at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in the family plot at Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery, Prospect Street, Pawtucket.
Relatives and friends may visit from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. prior to the service.
Memorial donations in her memory to Our Lady of Loreto Church would be appreciated.
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