Richard A. Richardson, 72, Philipsburg, formerly of Madera, passed away Friday at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. He was born in Madera, son of the late John C. and Marie E. (Sherosky) Richardson. Surviving is a brother, James A. of Mentor, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents. At Richard's request, there will be no public visitation. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Christ the King Catholic Church, Houtzdale, with Father Stanley J. Swacha as celebrant. Arrangements are by Kruise Funeral Home Inc., Madera.