David M. Reidy

Published on Tuesday, 6 June 2017 21:17


David M. Reidy, 64, of Bristol, passed on Monday, June 5, 2017, at Bristol Hospital.

David was born in Syracuse, N.Y. on Aug. 18, 1952, a son of the late James Reidy Jr. and late Jean (Coats) Reidy. Previously, David had been in the hospitality industry and teaching field. He graduated from St. Lawrence University and continued to be a seeker of knowledge, enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles. He was an accomplished tennis player and swimming enthusiast.

He leaves behind his brothers, Patrick J. Reidy of Otisco, N.Y., Thomas E. Reidy and his wife, Kathleen, of Old Saybrook, Robert F. Reidy and his companion, Kathy Andre, of Wilmington, Mass.; sister, Sheila J. Reidy and her wife, Janet Taylor; a niece, Haylle Reidy of Cambridge, Mass.; a half-brother, Peter Quinlan of California; and several cousins. David is predeceased by brothers, James C. and Stephen E.

All services are private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gnazzo-Reidy Charitable Fund, c/o Main Street Community Foundation, 120 Halcyon Dr, Bristol, CT 06010 www.mainstreetfoundation.org or to St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Bristol, Inc., 19 Jacobs Street, PO Box 1922 Bristol, CT 06010.

O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville is in charge of arrangements.

To leave an online condolence, visit David’s memorial page at www.OBrien-FuneralHome.com .

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Tuesday, 6 June 2017 21:17. Updated: Tuesday, 6 June 2017 21:20.