Samuel J. Richardson, 88, of Long Pond passed away Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Hospice House- Pocono. He was the husband of Rosalie (Scaglione) Richardson with whom has been with for 47 years. Samuel was born in South Bend, Indiana to the late James and Lucinda (Smith) Richardson.
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Samuel was of the Methodist faith. He was in the US Army and later went on to graduate from Indiana State University with a degree in teaching and education. During his time at Indiana State he was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame for Basketball. Samuel went on to become a teacher.
In addition to his wife, Samuel is survived by his children; Stephen Richardson and wife Dwan, Janet Jones and husband Dennis, Jozsef Richardson and wife Brenda, and LaCretia Richardson, grandchildren; Brianna and Terrace Richardson, along with great-grandchildren; Trent and Trinity Richardson.
Cremation will be private with a memorial service and military honors held at a late date. Burial will take place in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA. The Joseph J. Pula Funeral Home, Inc. 23 N 9th Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360 is assisting the family with arrangements.