Anna R. (Zambiella) Richmond
September 13, 1938 - August 6, 2019
Anna R. (Zambiella) Richmond, age 80, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Oakville CT, in 1938, she was a daughter of the late Gennaro and Madeline (Desena) Zambiella. Anna graduated from Watertown High School in Connecticut and attended Post Junior College. Following college, she worked in banking and business. Later, she was a supervisor for J.C. Penney Custom Decorating.
Dedicated to her family, Anna enjoyed every moment spent with them, especially her precious grandchildren. She loved having everyone together for the holidays. Anna was a member of Holy Family Parish, where she was a Eucharistic Minister and served on the Dream Team and other committees. Above all, she will be remembered as a selfless, loving and kind woman always taking care of others.
In addition to her parents, Anna was preceded in death by her sister, Teresa Iannotti; and brothers, Andy Zambiella and Jerry Zambiella. She was married to and is survived by the love of her life of 57 years, Robert Richmond. Holding her forever in their hearts are her daughters, Beth and Bill Cummings and Traci and Dennis Kocher; and grandchildren, Tori, Kyle and Carlee Kinsler and Lexi and Hannah Kocher; all of whom she cherished and loved.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 noon on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at Holy Family R.C. Church, 15 Gender Road, Newark, DE, where a Mass in Remembrance of Her Life will be offered at 12 noon. Interment will be held privately at a later date in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Anna’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.