Roseanne Ruth Richardson

Roseanne Ruth Richardson of Salisbury, MD left this earth on February 8, 2018 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake. She was surrounded by her beloved family.

Roseanne “Rosie” was born in Sendai, Japan on a US army base to Joseph and Ruth Mancuso. Roseanne spent most of her upbringing in Willow Grove, PA and later graduated from Wicomico Senior High School in Salisbury, MD in 1968.  Rosie had a great sense of humor, was an accomplished writer, and enjoyed a full life with her family.

Roseanne was preceded in death by her Mother and Father, step-father Joseph Christopher, mother-in-law and friend Madelyn Richardson, sister Jennie Mancuso, and brothers-in-law John English, Richard Hooks, and Peter Zieger.  

She leaves behind her devoted husband of 43 years James Scott Richardson Jr., her son Matthew Richardson and daughter-in-law Lindsay of Hampstead MD, son Mark Richardson of Salisbury, MD, daughter Melanie Blankensop and son-in-law Seth of Salisbury, MD, Emily Traum and son-in-law Erich of Salisbury, MD,  grandchildren- Madison, Noah, Cohen, Landon, Rowan, Finnley, and Carter, brother Joe Mancuso and sister-in-law Leslie Long of Arlington, VA, sister Mary K. English of Los Altos, CA, brother Tony Mancuso and sister-in-law OJ of Roswell, GA, sisters-in-law Brenda Hooks, Jana Long and husband Don, Kathy Zieger, Terry Dickerson and husband Dickie, and Mary Bohler and husband Tom, as well as an abundance of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A funeral will be held at St Francis De Sales Catholic Church, Salisbury MD on Tuesday February 13th at 11:00 a.m. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.  In lieu of flowers, donations in her honor may be made to the Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733 Salisbury, MD 21802 or the Lewy Body Dementia Association at