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Richard H. McNulty

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MANCHESTER -- Richard H. McNulty, 69, formerly of The Fields in Manchester, died Monday, May 2, 2005, at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington. He was born in Rutland on Oct. 19, 1935 the son of Leonard and Margaret (LaPaine) McNulty. His primary and secondary schooling was obtained in the Rutland School District, where he graduated from Mt. Saint Joseph High School and was the president of his graduating class of 1956. Richard was the former manager of the Grand Union in Manchester, Granville, N.Y. and Saugerties, N.Y.

He was a salesman for Mack Molding and retired as caretaker for M/M Lowerre in Manchester.

Richard was a sports fanatic. He loved the New York Giants, the Boston Celtics and was a devoted Detroit Tiger fan. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and bowling. Richard was an Army veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict era, a life member of the Harned-Fowler VFW Post 6471 in Manchester and a communicant of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Manchester.

He is survived by his wife the former Virginia Brayson, to whom he married in Manchester in 1974; three sons, Richard McNulty and Steven McNulty of Manchester Center and Dennis McNulty of Shaftsbury; his daughter, Patricia Thompson of Manchester Center; three brothers, Robert McNulty of Rutland, Francis McNulty of Daytona, Fla., and William McNulty of Seattle, Wash.; two stepsons, Charles Harriman of Manchester and Thomas Harriman of East Dorset; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph McNulty.

The liturgy of Christian death and burial will be held Friday morning, May 6, 2005, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church in Manchester. The Rev. John Whalen will be the celebrant. Committal services will follow in the family lot in Factory Point Cemetery, Manchester. Visiting hours will be held Thursday, May 5, 2005, from 4 to 7 p.m.

For those who wish memorial contributions in Richard’s memory may be made to the Manchester Rescue Squad or Manchester Health Services, c/o Brewster Funeral Services, P.O. Box 885, Manchester, VT 05255. For directions or to send e-mail condolences please visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com Arrangements are under the care of Brewster Funeral Service, 34 Park Place, Manchester Center.
Published in Bennington Banner from May 3 to May 4, 2005
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