Richard M. Connearney
June 22, 1946 - March 12, 2023
Obituary For Richard M. Connearney
Connearney, Richard M. of Southport, NC formerly of Cambridge on March 12th, surrounded by family. Richard was the son of Martin "Gunn" Connearney and Dorothea (Hoolien) "Dolly". Beloved husband of Elizabeth Connearney (LeBlanc) and loving father of Christopher and his wife Erin and Matthew and his wife Vanessa. Dear brother of Sally King and her husband Richard and loving grandfather of Emily, Ashley, Carly, Isabella and Ava. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and family. Rich was born in Cambridge, went to Saint Paul’s Grammar School for eight years then he went to Rindge and Latin High School in Cambridge. After graduating from high school he enlisted in the Air Force from 1964 to 1968 and served in Vietnam 1966 to 1968. When he arrived home he went to a technical college where he earned his degree and started working for Polaroid for 30+ years. When he retired from there he went to the NFL films facility as a manager and worked there as well in North Carolina. Rich is known for his storytelling and his dry sense of humor. He loved his toys; always enjoyed getting out on the water in his boat or traveling on an adventure in his RV or motorcycle. Relatives and friends are invited to visit in the DeVito Funeral Home 761 Mt. Auburn St., WATERTOWN on Friday from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm and to a committal service at 1:15 pm at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. Please visit devitofunerahome.com to view an online guestbook.
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM