Obituary: Anna C. Richardson

Anna C. Richardson, at 83
Anna C. (Papasodero) Richardson, of Hull, died April 19. She was 83.
Mrs. Richardson worked as a contract negotiator for the U.S. government for more than 30 years before retiring. She also worked for the Environmental Protection Agency for 10 years and additionally in auctions part-time. 
She enjoyed gardening, swimming, and traveling to Italy. She was an avid bingo player and racquetball state champion and had recently signed up to participate in the Quincy Senior Olympics, which she medaled in, in previous years. She collected and loved clocks, owning more than 50 of them. 
Mrs. Richardson was kind and gracious, often opening her door to anyone who needed her. She was “Auntie Anna” to anyone who had the pleasure of knowing her and an honorary mom to a lucky few. She will be deeply missed.  
She was the beloved mother of Victoria Richardson, of Arizona, and the late Michael “JoJo” Richardson. She was the cherished grandmother of Carla Nee, of Scituate; Michael Joseph Shea, of Rhode Island; Elicia Richardson, of Weymouth; James Richardson, of Hull; and great-grandmother to five. She also was the loving sister of Elizabeth Ferris and the late James Papasodero, Anthony “Tony” Papasodero, John Papasodero, Mary Emmanuello, and baby Joseph Papasodero. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. 
Services will be private. Burial in Hull Village Cemetery will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215. See for online condolences.