Sarah Katherine (Moffett) Richards, age76, passed away peacefully with familyby her side in th early morning hours of April 28, 2018, after a brief but aggressivebattle with Cancer. Fondly known as "Mimi" to her greandsons, Sarah took every opportunity to shower them with love and affection. She also enjoyed travelling, coking, rading, scrap booking and jewelry making;was a collector of winter wonderlandvillage of Christmas Caroler's;and gifted pineapples, undoubtedly because the fruit symbolizestraits of a true southern gal - warmth, welcome, friendshipand hospitality-traits she exemplified in every aspect pf her life.

Sarah was born Jan. 3, 1942 in Columbus, Mississippi to the late Colonel Clewis Clayton Moffett and Ary (Magee) Moffett. Sarah lived in many places including Guam, Germany, Mississippi, Kansas, and Maryland. She graduated in 1960 from Arundel High School in Gambrills, Maryland. After studying in Germany, Sarah went on to earn her Bachelor of Arts from Millsaps College in 1965. Just prior to graduation she met and later married Ted Richards on Aug. 13, 1966.

 

Sarah is survived by her husband of 52 years Ted L. Richards; her sons and their spouses Christopher and (Maris Cotta) Richards and Kevin (Marni Ratzel) Richards; a cousin Linda Sinquefield Haymans;  grandsons Devon, Dylan(Chris), Arlo and Winston (Kevin). Sarah will be dearly missed by all of her many close friends.

On Saturday, May 5, 2018, Sarah will be laid to rest at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Ridgefield, CT. Grave side services will be at 11:00 a.m., A celebration of Sarah’s life will follow at the family residence located at 5 Standish Drive Ridgefield CT, beginning at 2 p.m. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be in Sarah’s honor to the Regional Hospice Center for Comfort Care & Healing in Danbury, CT.  

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