Richard J. Connors

Richard J. Connors, a retired printer, of Dorchester, at Boston Medical Center, Monday August 6, 2012.  Beloved son of the late Gertrude M. (Murphy) and John B. Connors.  Loving brother of John J. Connors & his wife Nanci of Charlestown; Rosemary E. Connors of Newton; Elaine M. Connors-Cooker of Bristol, CT and the late Robert F. and Mary Ellen Connors.  He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.  Richard was a lifelong resident of Dorchester; A graduate of Don Bosco High School; Served his country for six years in the United States Army National Guard, during the Vietnam Era.  He had a successful career in the printing industry; Was a life member of the  James J. Rice Post #28; and a Honorary Member of the Knights of Columbus.  He loved music and the outdoors, especially the beach.  Richard also loved spending time with his family and friends.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Ann Church, 251 Neponset Avenue, Dorchester, Thursday, August 16 at 10:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visitation at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Wednesday 5 – 8 PM.  Interment New Calvary Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Richard may be made to the American Lung Association, 460 Totten Pond Rd., Waltham, MA 02451.