MERIDEN - Virginia Doris Campbell Richardson, 83, died Thursday, March 23, 2006 at MidState Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Carroll Richardson. Born in Rotterdam Junction, New York on March 26, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Leola Campbell. She had been employed as an office clerk at United Health Care. She had been a member of the former Grace Baptist Church. She is survived by four daughters and their spouses, Lee Catrona of Meriden, Carolyn and Howard Bower of Brownsville, Vermont, Anita and Dominic Cioffi of Meriden and Norma Barillaro of Meriden; a son and his wife, Fred and Betty Richardson of Meriden; two brothers, Gordon Campbell of Wallingford and Gerald Campbell of Meriden; fourteen grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Elizabeth White and a son, Arthur Richardson. She was very devoted to her family. Funeral service Saturday, March 25, at 9:30 a.m. at the Beecher and Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. The Rev. Dr. Robert Prescott-Ezickson will officiate. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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  1. Dear Norma and Jen, I was saddened to learn about the recent loss of your mother and grandmother, Virginia. Please know that you and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers. Warmest regards, Joe

  2. I was saddenned to her about Grandma,I hate that i couldn’t make the funeral.I am praying for our whole family. Love Mark

  3. My sincere condolences to Virginia’s entire family. I never met her, but feel like I knew her from Norma’s eloquent stories of her. God Bless all who loved Virginia.

  4. Norma and Jen, I am very sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. -Randi

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