Richard X. Hennelly, 78, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Sept. 22, 2013, after a long illness. He was born Feb. 24, 1935, in Boston and lived there most of his life, moving to Port Charlotte in 1980. After serving proudly in the U.S. Navy, he worked as a police officer for the Boston Police Department and was a member of the Boston Patrolmen Relief Association, BPOE of Port Charlotte, the American Veteran Association, as well as a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. The beloved husband of Joan Marie (Barrett) Henelly of Port Charlotte, Richard was the loving father of Diane Martini and her husband Robert, Susan Canavan and her husband Joseph of Quincy, Mass.; stepfather of Marie and Michael Falco; dear brother of Patricia Jeria and her husband Max, Ronald Hennelly and his wife Alyce, Ruth Giorgi and the late Tomas and Robert Hennelly; loving grandfather of Kelly, Joey, Ryan, Emily, Taylor and Eva; and great-grandfather of Declan. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held Sunday, Oct. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. with a funeral service immediately following at 4 p.m. at the Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home, 74 Elm St., Quincy Center. Family and friends are invited. For directions and online guest book, please visit dennissweeneyfuneralhome.com. 617-773-2728
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Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home
74 Elm St Quincy, MA 02169
Published in The Patriot Ledger from Oct. 4 to Oct. 5, 2013