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Stephen T. Richardson

August 2, 1989 ~ September 20, 2019 (age 30)


Stephen T. Richardson, 30, of 118 S. Orchard St., Watertown, passed away September 20, 2019, at Hospice of Jefferson County at The Ellis Farm following a long battle with cancer.

He was born on August 2, 1989 in Watertown, son of Stephen and Jane (Grosse) Richardson.  He graduated from Carthage Central High School in 2008.

He married Victoria Bechard of Watertown on July 10, 2015 at the Indian River Baptist Church.  The couple resided in Watertown.  Stephen worked on Fort Drum, at the dining hall, for many years up until he became disabled.

He enjoyed hunting, 4 wheeling with his father, playing Bingo with his mother in law and spending time with family.

Among his survivors are his beloved wife, Victoria L. Richardson, Watertown, his parents, Stephen and Jane Richardson, Great Bend, a sister and brother in law, Alicia and Monty Jones, TX, two nieces, Nicole Jones and Isabella Cerone, his mother and father in law, Michael and Kelly Bechard, Watertown and three sisters in law and a brother in law, Angela and Cody Kelly, OH, Ericka Bechard and her fiancé Vincent Cerone, NC, Amber Bechard, Watertown, many cousins, aunts and uncles.

Arrangements are with the Hart & Bruce Funeral Home. 

A Celebration of Life will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, September 29 at the LaFargeville American Legion.

Donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601.

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Celebration of Life
September 29, 2019

2:00 PM
LaFargeville American Legion
36223 NY 180
LaFargeville, NY 13656

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