ANNIE M. RICHARDS MILFORD – Annie M. (Anderson) Richards, 78, went to be with her Lord on Saturday June 26, 2004, at an Orono nursing facility. She was born April 9, 1926, in Old Town, daughter of the late Herbert Sr. and Matilda (Grant) Anderson. Annie worked for shoe shops most of her life retiring from Ansewn Shoe in Bangor. She was an active member of The First Congregational Church of Milford. Her favorite pastime was going out to eat every Sunday with her sister Edna. Annie also enjoyed camping at Parks Pond. She is survived by a daughter, Neila Sperrey and her companion, Dennis Faucher; son, O’Neil Mark Richards and his wife, Theresa, all of Milford; four grandchildren, Chad and Angela Davis, Shauna and Mark Richards all of Milford; special friends of her grandchildren, Jodi, Matt, Dustin and Donna; four great-grandchildren, Sarah Richards, Maverick Richards, Jonathan Richards and Kearsten Ugarek; one stepdaughter, Francis Frizzell of San Antonio, Texas, and her children, Julie and Lee of San Antonio Texas and Andy of Connecticut; three sisters, Edna Bryant, Paulette McLaughlin and Betty Anderson all of Milford; two brothers, Fay Anderson of Bradley and Durward Anderson of Old Town; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, O’Neil J. Richards; three sisters, Grace Cote, Phyllis Doucette and Shirley LaBree; two brothers, Clyde Anderson and Hilbert Anderson Jr. At her request there will be no visiting hours. A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Milford Cemetery with Pastor Patricia Moore officiating. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may send memorial contributions to The First Congregational Church of Milford, P.O. Box 387, Milford, ME 04461, or The American Lung Association, P.O. Box 2109, 122 State St., Augusta, ME 04338-2109. Arrangements in the care of Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town. www.dignitymemorial.com.