Richard E. Fennelly, Sr., 81, died May 17, 2012 at a Bar Harbor health care facility. He was born in Bar Harbor, Jan. 19, 1931, the son of Thomas and Clara (Turner) Fennelly, Sr.
Richard attended Pemetic High School, Southwest Harbor. He was a Korean War era veteran and a member of the Trenton VFW, Post #207.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Donna Marie (Hopkins); five sons, Mark Dykes and his wife, Nita, Richard, Jr, and his wife, Deirdre, Michael and his wife, Diane, Chris and his wife, Theresa, and William all of Lamoine; one daughter, Vicki Sitton and her husband, Lester of Lamoine; grandchildren, Brandi Candage, Brynn Kimball, Cassina Kimball, Sarah Fennelly, Katrina Fennelly, Kristi Fennelly, Shawn MacGregor, Jacob Fennelly, Angelique Longstaff, Richard Fennelly,III, Nathan Fennelly, Amanda Fennelly, Jill Grindberg, Spencer Dykes; many great grandchildren; brothers, Thomas Everett, Jr. and his wife, Winifred of Bangor, and Andrew Lee of Claremont, NH.
He was predeceased by two sisters, Janet (Fennelly) Gray and Carole (Fennelly) Clark.
Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 21, 2012 at East Lamoine Cemetery, Lamoine. Immediately following the services a reception will be held at the Elk’s Lodge, 317 High Street, Ellsworth.
Gifts in Richard’s memory may be made to East Lamoine Cemetery Assoc., 274 Jordan River Rd., Lamoine, ME 04605.
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth, Maine. Condolences may be expressed at www. jordanfernald.com
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