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Anthony Justice Richman

November 28, 1941 ~ May 7, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Anthony Richman Obituary

In the early morning hours of May 7th, Anthony "Tony" J. Richman passed in his home holding the hand of his wife and in the company of his family. 

Tony was born in Defiance hospital on November 28, 1941, to Raymond and Eleanor Richman. He spent most of his working life as an electrician at GM of Defiance and retired from there after 53 years of service and hard work. Anthony Richman was a multifaceted man, an avid collector of records, books, old western and WW2 memorabilia. In his younger years, he spent his life sight-seeing, traveling and concert going with his wife, June.
Music and reading were two of his great loves. His first love though was his wife June. The two spent 61 years together and created a family full of love and laughter. They have three sons, Robert (Diane) Richman of Defiance, Mark (Celeste) Richman of Joensuu, Finland, and Eric Richman of Adrian, MI. He is also survived by his grandchildren Kale (Taylor) Richman, of Pittsburgh, PA, Anthony (Alicia) Richman of Defiance, Ellen (Shane Wyrostek) Richman of Toledo, Amanda (M.K.) Kim of Seoul, South Korea, Samantha Richman of Morenci, MI, and two great-grandsons Alton and Lucas Richman. He is also survived by brother Bill Richman and sister RaeAnn Gambler.

Viewing will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 from 2:00 to 8:00 pm at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A private service will be held grave side for family only. 

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May 10, 2023

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Private Interment


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