Charlotte, NY: September 17, 2023. Richard grew up in Charlotte and returned there for 37 years to be the third generation at River St. He graduated from CHS and immediately joined the Marine Corp and served at the end of the Korean War.
He is survived by his best buddy, wife Sharon; his loving daughters Kelly Tyra, Danielle (James) Schwab, son John Connolly, and son in law Todd King; stepchildren Walter (Renee) Young, Karen (Thomas) Michels and Joanie Proper (Todd Semolis); cousins Suzanne (Arthur) Pastor and MaryJo (Henry) Leach; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Predeceased by his parents John (Dorie) Connolly, Daughter Michelle King, two cousins Barbara (Charles) Gerhardt and Timothy Connolly.
Richard loved hunting especially in Colorado and fishing here and in Florida.
Please come share some stories and memories at a Celebration of Life to be held on Friday, October 13, 2023 from 3-7pm at Stutson House in Charlotte, NY.