Sarah Mercurio Rich
Services will begin at 3:30 p.m. July 28 at St. Theresa Catholic Church for Sarah Mercurio Rich, who passed away July 5, 2007.
Sarah was born Sept. 28, 1928, in Colinsville, Calif. Her family was among the many Italian fishing families in the area. She married Wilbur “Joe” Rich, who operated a barbershop in downtown Martinez, Calif. She and her husband raised two sons, Daniel and David. Upon their retirement Mrs. Rich and her husband moved to their summer home in South Lake Tahoe, where they had lived since 1978. She was an active member of St. Theresa Catholic Church.
She is survived by her sons, Daniel Rich of Concord, Calif., and David Rich of Pollock Pines, Calif.; and grandchildren, Sean Rich of Stockton, Calif., and Tiffany Rich of Pollock Pines. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe; two sisters and three brothers.