Frances Richards
1934 - 2022
Frances Richards
Visitation Information
Friday, September 16, 2022
Visitation Time
12-2 PM
Visitation Location
The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd.
Service Information
Service Date
Friday, September 16, 2022
Service Time
2 PM
Service Location
The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd / Livestream
Burial Information
Burial Location
Moores Mills Cemetery, Moores Mills, N.B.
Requested Charity
Charlotte County Cancer Society or a charity of one's choice.
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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Frances E. Richards (Voutt) on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, N.B. surrounded by her loving family.

Frances was born in Dewolfe NB, oldest daughter of the late Willis Charles and Mildred Verna (Gardner) Voutt.

Frances is survived by her three sons, Dwayne (Donna) Richards, Robert Richards and Gregory (Amanda) Richards, two daughters, Deborah (Doug) Smith and Susan Cooke all of St. Stephen, N.B., fifteen grandchildren, Ricci (Star) Richards,  Jaime (Clint) MacLennan, Kathie Richards (Bob Burnside), Jeka (Chris) Dupont, Whitney and Allyson Richards, Sara -Jade  and Gaige Russell- Richards, Braedyn Hastey,Kayli Denley, Jelisa (Jessie) and Ben (Ashley) Smith,  Britni, Ashalee (Brad) and Ethan Cooke,  eleven great-grandchildren. Frances is also survived by her brothers and sister, Borden (Shelia) Voutt of Ontario, John (Linda) Voutt of Dewolfe N.B. and Barb Voutt of St. Stephen N.B., several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Frances was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Gerald Richards, daughter, Mary Richards, six brothers, David, Milton, Paul, Basil, Beverly and Murray and three sisters, Phyllis, Mary and Evelyn.

Funeral service will be held at The S. O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen N.B. on Friday, September 16, 2022 at 2 PM. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 12-2 PM.

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Interment at Moores Mills Rural Cemetery, Moores Mills NB. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to Charlotte County Cancer Society or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

Frances Richards