Janet Russo Richards

Janet Russo Richards

Janet Russo Richards
October 12, 1946 – July 31, 2020

Janet Russo Richards, 73, passed away on Friday. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the late Ralph and Evelyn DellaPenna Russo. She worked as a legal secretary in Tampa, Florida for 25 years. She was a devoted wife, mother and friend.

She is survived by her husband, Bruce Richards; son, John McAllister (Leah); grandchildren, Jacob and Kaleb McAllister; sister, Jeannie Burton (Richard) and many dear friends.

A celebration of Janet’s life will take place Tuesday, 6:30pm, in the Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel. Inurnment will take place Wednesday, 10am, in the Union Chapel Cemetery.  All services following CDC Recommendations.  Celebration of Janet’s life will be viewable via www.facebook.com/stricklandfuneral by 5:00 pm Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mount Dora Children’s Home, 301 W. 13th Ave., Mt. Dora, FL 32757. www.mdchome.org

Arrangements with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC.


  • B.J. Deal Posted August 3, 2020 10:06 pm

    It’s not what we plan for our lives, but what He plans for us. May your memories comfort you and those you love.

  • Shannon Scott Posted August 4, 2020 12:26 pm

    So sorry to hear about your wife’s death. Praying for God’s comfort and peace during these days. Your friend and classmate. Shannon Scott

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