Donnelly, Richard 69, of Boston and Fort Lauderdale, FL, on Sept. 6, 2013. Beloved husband of Susan (Keough) Donnelly. Son of the late Mary E. (Kenneally) Donnelly. Graduated from Everett High School, where he was a member of its first ice hockey team, and Boston State College. Former real-estate developer of historical properties. Brother of the late Virginia Donnelly of Everett, James E. Donnelly, Patricia Desmond of Peabody, Frances Yosway and her husband Philip of Williamsburg, VA, Jane Donnelly of Largo, FL, Kathleen Donnelly of New York, NY, Claire Anderson Moore and her husband Francis of Peabody and Clearwater, FL, the late John Donnelly and his wife Irene of Merrimac, NH, and Anne Zellen and her husband Thomas of Peabody. Will be missed by many nieces and nephews, brothers- and sisters-in-law, and close friends. A memorial Mass will be held on Sept. 21 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Adelaide Church, 712 Lowell St., Peabody. To honor Richard and his passion for the Red Sox, memorial donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana-Farber, P. O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02282, or at www.jimmyfund.org.
Published in The Boston Globe on September 15, 2013