Laurie A. Richards

January 30, 1959 ~ November 27, 2020 (age 61)


Laurie A. Richards 61, Rochester, Indiana, passed away at 12:32 P.M. Friday November 27, 2020 at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester, Indiana.

She was born on January 30, 1959 in Princeton, New Jersey, the daughter of James and Emma (Ottey) Kochis.

Laurie grew up in New Jersey and had worked in the banking industry for many years before moving to Florida where she was employed in the same industry. She moved to Rochester, Indiana about ten years ago and was currently working her favorite job at Walgreen’s. She enjoyed gardening, arts and crafts, and had a passion for cooking.

Survivors include her sons, Thomas (Kristy) Richards, Rochester, Indiana, Michael (Marina) Richards, West Palm Beach, Florida, grandchildren, Zoe Richards and Remy Richards, West Palm Beach, Florida, Colin Snook and Brayden Snook, Rochester, Indiana, sister, Kathy Higgins, West Palm Beach, Florida, brothers, Jimmy Kochis, Rocky Hill, New Jersey, Shawn (Elaina) Kochis, New Jersey. She was preceded in death by her parents.

No services are scheduled at this time. Burial will take place at a later date in Rocky Hill, New Jersey. Arrangements by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana. Online condolences may be expressed at

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