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Obituary for Allison Lynn Richardson
Allison Lynn Richardson (Paladino), 38, of Platte City, MO passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2019. She was born July 2, 1981 to Joseph Michael Paladino, Sr. and Malinda Lynn Paladino (Cisneros) in Horton, Kansas.
During her short time here with us, Allison lived a full life. She married Dustin Richardson on February 14, 2003, and later divorced in 2017. She was a devoted mother raising two beautiful young daughters, Daveigh Marie Richardson, 16, and Delanee Jo Richardson, 9, while earning her Associate’s Degree from Metropolitan Community College, Kansas City in 2017. She was a jury commissioner at Platte County court for 13 years. Allison also loved her huge extended family and attending family gatherings, celebrations, and culture events related to her Italian, Mexican, and Native American (Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas) heritage. Allison had a passion for the Kansas City Royals and was no fair-weather fan, she attended games season after season. She loved classic rock music, Fourth of July fireworks, traveling to visit family, and making new friends. She prided herself in being a “Coupon Queen.” She had the kindest spirit, infectious smile, and always a positive attitude.
A devout Catholic, she attended St. Therese Catholic Church in Parkville, MO. Allison recently lost her best friend and father Joseph only weeks ago on October 1, 2019. Additionally, she is preceded in death by her grandparents Harlan and Sista Cisneros, Anna Marie Coughlin, Ciro Paladino, and Uncle Joe Nigro.
Allison is survived by her daughters, mother Malinda Paladino (St. Joseph, MO), brother Joseph Michael Paladino, Jr. (St. Joseph, MO), sister Tina Marie Lapadino (Kansas City, MO), and her three newly adopted dads; Uncle Joseph Francis Paladino, Gladstone, MO, Uncle Nick Coughlin, Gladstone, MO and Uncle Carlos Valdivia, Parkville, MO. Allison also leaves behind numerous aunts and uncles, cousins (her other sisters and brothers), niece Ondrea Lynee Lapadino, nephew Ricky Allen Donaldson, Jr., and many more extended family and friends she always enjoyed hanging out with.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the Souder Family Funeral Home, 1333 NE Barry Road, Kansas City, MO. The Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. The mass of Christian burial be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 24, 2019 at St. Therese Catholic Church, 7207 NW Highway 9, Kansas City, MO with Fr. Joe Cisetti presiding. Burial will follow at the East Slope Cemetery in Riverside, MO. Flowers may be sent to the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to help defray funeral expenses and care for her children.
Pallbearers are Isaias Valdivia, Addison Snowball, Nick Nigro, Jr., Phil Paladino, Romualdo Cisneros, Jr., and Antonio Cisneros.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Joseph Anthony Cisneros and Adrian Dion Harjo.
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