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Richard Eugene Donnelly

January 2, 1930 ~ June 23, 2021 (age 91)

Obituary

Richard Eugene Donnelly of Rockville, Maryland, on Wednesday, June 23, 2021.  Beloved husband of Isabella Donnelly; father of Isabella Clark, Kristina Donnelly, Richard E. Donnelly, Jr.(Dennis), Colleen Coffman (Charles), Sean P. Donnelly (Rebecca), Frank J. Donnelly (Stacy), Jennifer Chism (John), Eileen Meagher (James), Kathleen Sterling, Victoria Taborga (Joseph); grandfather of 28 and great-grandfather of 11; brother of Robert Donnelly.

Dick was an Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict and a longtime Engineer at NASA.  He was very active in his church community and a 4th Degree Knight at the Rosensteel Council of The Knights of Columbus.

Visitation will begin at 11am on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at St. Jude Catholic Church, 12701 Veirs Mill Rd, Rockville, Maryland 20853, where the Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 12noon.  Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, Maryland.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Fisher House Foundation in Rockville, Maryland (details below).


Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 30, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Shrine of St. Jude Catholic Church
12701 Veirs Mill Rd
Rockville, MD 20853

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
June 30, 2021

12:00 PM
Shrine of St. Jude Catholic Church
12701 Veirs Mill Rd
Rockville, MD 20853

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
June 30, 2021

Gate of Heaven Cemetery
13801 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20906

Donations

Fisher House Foundation
12300 Twinbrook Pkwy, Suite 410, Rockville MD 20852
Web: https://www.fisherhouse.org/about/

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