David P. Donnelly, 77, of North Reading, formerly of Lexington and Arlington, died Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford. Born in Berwick, Nova Scotia, Canada on October 16, 1935. He was the son of the late Francis E., Sr. and Ethel McCall (Browne) Donnelly. He was a graduate of Arlington High School, Class of 1953. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean Conflict and served from 1955 to 1963. David worked as an electrical technician for many years for General Electric Company and he later retired from Parametrics in Waltham. David enjoyed spending time on the computer. Family members include his brother, Francis E. Donnelly, Jr. and his wife Margaret M. of North Reading; nieces and nephews, Deborah Donnelly of North Reading; Diane McLaughlin of Middleton; Thomas Donnelly of Derry, NH; Jim Donnelly of Beverly and Michael Donnelly of Renton, WA. Also survived by five grand nephews and one grand niece. Funeral services will be private. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to:
, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-9376 or to
, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. Arrangements are by the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading. croswellfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Lexington Minuteman from Dec. 8 to Dec. 15, 2012