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Richard A
Richard A "Richie" Nordlund

December 1, 1942 - September 20, 2019
Born in Bridgeport, CT
Resided in Brooksville, FL


Richard A. "Richie" Nordlund, 76, of Brooksville, FL passed away Friday, September 20, 2019, at Newton Medical Center.

Richie was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut and raised in Dover, New Jersey. He resided in East Bangor, Pennsylvania for 28 years and most recently lived in Brooksville, Florida for 7 years. Richie worked as a Welder for Rockaway Tank for many years prior to the business closing. He was an avid Giants fan who also loved deep sea fishing and playing the lottery.

Richie was predeceased by his parents, Andrew F. and Evy A. (Anderson) Nordlund; his sister, Karen; and his brother, Walter. He is survived by his loving wife, Alyce S. Nordlund; his daughters, Stacey Chalmers and husband, Syd, and Lorrie Osborn and husband, Lance; his son, Leo Gardner Jr.; his grandchildren, Crystal Brokaw and husband, Daniel, Jessie Gardner, Leo Gardner III, Brandon, Stone and Hanna Chalmers, and Rebecca and Cameron Osborn; and his great-grandchildren, Caden, Riley and Easton Brokaw.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Services are private under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St, Newton. Online condolences may be offered at

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