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Richard J. O'Connell

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“Barbara, I am so sorry for your loss. It was comforting to spend time with you when my husband was at the Highlands. I wish you well. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Donna Espie - Fitchburg, MA

“Dear Barbara and Family:We are very sorry for your loss. We hope happy memories will carry you through this difficult time. Barbara thank you for...Read More »
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“Thank you for your service Mr. O'Connell. May you rest in loving eternal peace. ”
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“So sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts & prayers. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Ann (McDermott) Berube

“Though our grateful nation mourns with you in your loss, we can only feel a small part of the loss you are experiencing.Your loved one will always be...Read More »
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“Dear Barbara, Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your Family. Rest in Peace dear Richie. ”
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Richard was born on June 23, 1934 and passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Richard was a resident of Massachusetts at the time of passing.

He was a 1952 graduate of St. Bernard's Central Catholic High School in Fitchburg.

In the late 1950's Mr. O'Connell served his country in the United States Army.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 AM Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at St. Bernard's Parish celebrating at St. Camillus de Lellis Church, 333 Mechanic Street, Fitchburg. Burial will be in St. Bernard 's Cemetery. Calling hours are 4-7 Monday at Isabelle & Anderson Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon Street, Fitchburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Alzheimer's Disease Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road Waltham, MA 02452 AYER Anderson & Son Funeral Home 25 Fitchburg Road (Rte. 2A) Ayer, MA 01432 (978) 772-2355 FITCHBURG Isabelle Funeral Home 316 Clarendon Street Fitchburg, MA 01420 (978) 343-4407 TOWNSEND Anderson & Son Funeral Home 250 Main Street Townsend, MA 01469 (978) 597-2692 2011 Anderson Family Funeral Homes.