Richard Mahoney


Richard “Rich” F. Mahoney, 68, passed away after a long illness at Lowell General Hospital on November 7, 2018.

Richard was married to Linda (Pare) Mahoney with whom he celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary this past October 15th.

Richard was born Lowell on August 22, 1950, the son of the late Joseph Arthur and Elizabeth (Healy) Mahoney.

He graduated from Keith Academy with the class of 1968, and North Essex Community College with and Associate Degree in Respiratory Therapy. He attended Massachusetts College of Pharmacy.

Rich retired from Littlefield/Thor Ins. Agency of Maynard, MA where he was president. Previously he worked at Community Care For Veterans, Newport Hospital in Newport, NH, and Salem Hospital in Salem, MA

He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church. He was a Past Member of Maynard Rotary Club.

Rich was an avid golfer, a history and trivia buff, and enjoyed fishing, playing cribbage, and drinking margaritas, at his summer home in York Beach, ME. He enjoyed a good joke, and telling a dirty joke. He will always be remembered for ordering a “little glass of Pinot Grigio” with his meals at Warrens Restaurant.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his sons, Sean and his wife, LeeAnne Mahoney of Derry, NH, and Timothy Mahoney of Chelmsford, two grandchildren, Stephanie “Sunshine” Mahoney, and Kyle “Buddy” Mahoney, brother, Michael and his wife, Suzanne Mahoney of Largo, FL, and his “sisters”, Carol and her husband Arthur Cox of Manchester, NH, Jude Anselmi of Methuen, MA, and Chris Pare-Decker of Ayer, MA, brother in law, Robert and his wife, Juanita Pare of Burlington, NC, and many loved nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours Sat. November 10th, from 8 am – 10 am at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford, MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at St. John the Evangelist Church, Chelmsford. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery, Lowell. Memorials may be made in his name to the Women’s Shelter, Providence Ministries For the Needy, P.O. Box 6269 Holyoke, MA 01041. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.


November 10, 2018
8:00 am til 10:00 am
Dolan Funeral Home


November 11, 2018
11:00 AM
St. John the Evangelist Church, Chelmsford
  1. Priscilla Hughes says:

    Linda, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. He must have been a great guy because as Gary said, if he as as nice as you, the two of you were a terrific coupe. My deepest sympathy.

  2. Al Sala says:

    Richard “ love ya miss ya “

  3. Garrett J. Barry Jr. says:

    Linda, I never met your husband, but if he were only half as nice as you are, he must have been a great guy. As the Irish would say ,”Dia Duit”, God be with you”, and your beautiful family.

    Garrett (Garry) Barry

  4. JOHN MORRIS says:

    Linda, So sorry to hear of your husband’s death. May you find peace and comfort with your family and friends.

  5. Marie Cronin says:

    Linda, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  6. Anjli Trehan says:

    I’m so very sorry to hear of your great loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  7. Sally A Haberman says:

    Linda, my sincere condolences. Prayers that all may find peace at this most difficult time and may good memories help ease the pain.

  8. Carol Lyman says:

    Linda,so sorry to hear about Rich.I am holding you in my heart.

  9. Sandy Whittemore says:

    So sad to hear of your loss. Thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. Much love.

  10. Pat and Bill Cody says:

    Linda, so sorry ro hear of Rich’s passing. He will be in my orayers as will you.
    We are in CT visiting my sons so we will not be able to attend the Funeral.

  11. Sue Beers says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss Linda. My heart is with you.

  12. Beth Gutteridge says:

    Linda, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Take care,
    Beth Gutteridge

  13. Andrea Pease says:

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family during this difficult time.

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