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Richard L. Donnelly, Sr.

1934 - 2021

Palos Park, IL and Mountain Home, AR


Richard L. Donnelly, Sr., 86 years. Beloved husband of Patricia A. (nee Didion); Loving father of Richard L. (Mickie) Donnelly, Jr., David T. (Kathleen) Donnelly, Martin A. (Anita) Donnelly, Daniel J. (Late Karen) Donnelly, and Edward D. (Lori) Donnelly; Cherished grandfather of Nicole, Ryan, Megan, Kevin, Kristen, Lauren, Sarah, Jaclyn and Reegan. Richard was a Navy Veteran, Retired Chicago Policeman, Lifetime member of Elks, member of Moose and the American Legion. Services are private. The family will hold a public Memorial Mass at Our Lady of the Woods Church, 10731 W. 131st, Orland Park, at a later date that will be announced. Family and friends are encouraged to sign the online guestbook and leave a condolence message at In lieu of flowers, memorials to Joliet Area Community Hospice, 250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet, IL 60431, would be appreciated. Brady-Gill Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements. (708) 614-9900

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Services are private. A Memorial Mass at Our Lady of the Woods Church in Orland Park will be held at a later date to be announced.
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Bob Schreiber

March 20, 2021 6:18 PM

Dick was your best friend, whether you saw him once a week or once a year,, going to miss him,,God bless his soul,, t r uly love you Patsy

Joe and Rose Desparrois and Family

March 19, 2021 7:37 AM

Pat,and to all the boys or should I say men. I fondly remember Dick always having our backs no matter what the situation was, He could be stone serious one minute, and cracking a tall boy the next and laughing . My condolences to the Donnelly family. 

Denis Sullivan

March 17, 2021 2:11 PM

Sorry for your loss great friend Denis Sullivan
Denis Sullivan

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Earl Olsen

March 17, 2021 10:12 AM

God Bless Dick and welcome him into the kingdom of Heaven ......Earl and June Olsen

John O'Ryan

March 16, 2021 8:15 PM

I worked the Wagon with Rich a few times in the Old 010 District and it was a pleasure knowing him, always a Good Guy!

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