Gale A. (Foulkes) Richardson, of Cushman Avenue, East Providence, died Tuesday Jan. 1, 2013, at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was 72.
She was the wife of Clark A. Richardson. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Eleanor R. (Ballou) Foulkes.
She was a Registered Nurse for many years before retiring and was a 1961 graduate of the Pawtucket Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She was a lifelong member of Hope Congregational Church and also served as a Deacon.
Besides her husband. she leaves two daughters, Jill A. Richardson Coppolino of Cumberland and Julie A. Richardson of East Providence; one son, Jeffrey A. Richardson of East Providence; one brother, Robert Foulkes III of Pawtucket and seven grandchildren, Michael, Mark and Philip Coppolino, Jessica, Jacob, Juliette and Eve Richardson.
Calling hours are Monday from 4 to 8 pm at Perry-McStay Funeral Home, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence.
Her funeral will be held on Tuesday at 10 am from Perry-McStay with a service at 11 am in Hope Congregational Church, 120 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence. Burial will be in Seekonk Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Hope Congregational Church would be appreciated.