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Jean Richter of Niagara Falls passed from this earthly life on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Mt. St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston. She was born in Niagara Falls, NY on April 30, 1926, the daughter of the late William and Laura (Smith) Moffatt. She attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School. Mrs. Richter was employed as a clerical worker with the Carborundum Company and the former Hooker Chemical Company before entering her full-time career as a stay at home Mom. She was a member of Riverside Presbyterian Church and a sharp-minded card and crossword puzzle player. Jean also enjoyed gardening and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Jean met Robert "Bob" Richter and got married on Feb 3, 1951 enjoying 66 years together. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, William David Richter of Niagara Falls; a daughter, Linda (Wayne) Wheaton of Newfane and grandchildren, Shawn and Amanda Wheaton and Katrina Richter. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a grandson, Carl Wheaton.
Family will be present Monday 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. in the LANE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 8622 Buffalo Ave. where services will be held Monday, following the visitation, with the Rev. Laura Norris-Buisch officiating. Private burial in Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton. If desired, contributions may be made to Riverside Presbyterian Church, 815 84th Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14304 or American Cancer Society, 101 John James Audubon Pkwy, Amherst, NY 14228.
Published on June 16, 2017
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