Richardson, Alvin, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away unexpectedly Thursday, March 25, 2010 at age 67 at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Alvin was born February 7, 1943 in Portland, Oregon. He was married to Penny Piotter in June 6, 1964. He had been employed by General Motors Saginaw Steering Gear Plant 2 and retired in 1993. Alvin served with the Air Force as a B52 Bomber mechanic for 4 1/2 years. Surviving is his wife Penny Richardson, daughter Cathy and David Peterson, grandchildren; Taylor, Paige and Carter Peterson. Also a sister Harriett and Richard Witherspoon and a brother Ralph and Diana Richardson and several nieces and nephews. Alvin was predeceased by his parents Clarence and Hazel Richardson, sons David and Michael and a daughter Debby Richardson. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at St. Andrew Catholic Church at 11 a.m. Fr. Ronald Wagner will officiate with private burial in Rockfalls Cemetery, Harbor Beach. Visitation will take place at the McIntyre Funeral Chapel, 500 N. Michigan Ave., on Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service. Memorial donations can be considered to St. Andrew Church, Grand Rapids Home for Veterans or to a charity of donor's choice.