Adrienne Richards Henzel, of Ossining, passed away August 15 in Saratoga Springs. Her family
and friends will cherish the memory of her kindness and gentleness. She was the daughter of
the late Capt. Paul Goggin Richards, MD, USN, and the late Amelia Balinski Richards, RN. She
grew up in Ossining and Tarrytown, and graduated from Marymount College, where her future
sister-in-law introduced her to her future husband. They raised four children in Ossining. She
was a voracious reader, loved the water, the mountains, the occasional bet at the track, the
Times crossword, and time with her family. She is survived by her husband, Richard Henzel of Ossining; her sister Virginia Richards Marx of Toronto; her sister-in-law Nancy Henzel Clarke of West New York; her children Christopher (Adrienne) Henzel, Laura (Michael) Henzel, Gregory (Paula) Henzel and Matthew Henzel; her nieces Virginia Anne Knox and Kristina Skowron; her nephew William Dee; and her
grandchildren Olive, Penelope, Claire, Brendan, Joseph, Matthew, Amelia and Catherine.
Visitation will be Monday, August 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Waterbury and Kelly funeral home,
1300 Pleasantville Rd., Briarcliff Manor. A Tridentine requiem Mass will be offered Tuesday
August 27 at 11:30 a.m. at St. John Paul II Church (the former Immaculate Conception Church),
199 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. A private interment will take place on a later date at St.
Charles Borromeo Church cemetery in Gardiner, NY. In lieu of flowers, please consider a
donation in her memory to Conception Abbey, Box 501, Conception, MO 64433.
Waterbury & Kelly Funeral Home
1300 Pleasantville Road
Briarcliff Manor, New York 10510
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