1928 – 2018
East Hartford – Richard Moylan Sr, 90, of Timrod Trail, died peacefully on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the Hartford Hospital. He was the husband of the late Gertrude (Plantier) Moylan. Born in Hartford, he was the son of the late William and Margaret (Edhardt) Moylan, he was their last surviving child.
Richard was a veteran of the United States Army and served during the Korean War. He was an auto body technician working for several auto dealers.
He was a member of the American Legion Montville Post 112. Richard enjoyed gardening and fixing things around his house. He was very proud of and loved to work on his 1998 Chevy S-10, which he customized and “pimped out”.
Richard is survived by his son, Dennis Moylan of Manchester, CT; seven daughters, Pamela Bartolomei and husband John of Woodstock, CT, Theresa Moylan of VT, Linda Johnson Moylan and husband Gary of Broad Brook, CT, Diane Moylan-Cooke and husband Steven of Woodstock, Jo-Ann Moylan of Sprague, CT, Amy Beaudoin and husband Patrick of East Hartford, CT Erin Moylan and her companion Kelly Viveiros of RI; eleven grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.
Richard was predeceased by his son Richard Moylan, Jr; daughter Nancy Moylan and a granddaughter, Ayla Moylan.
Funeral services are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman and Valade Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St. Putnam, CT.
Memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.