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Obituaries

  • Arrangements by Englewood Community Funeral Home Inc., with private crematory.

    Arrangements by Englewood Community Funeral Home Inc., with private crematory.

Richard F. Gaffney, 79

June 9, 2016

Arrangements by Englewood Community Funeral Home Inc., with private crematory.

Arrange­ments by Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home Inc., with pri­vate crematory.

Richard Fran­cis Gaffney, 79, of Engle­wood, Fla., passed away Thurs­day, June 9, 2016, at the Engle­wood Hos­pice House.

He was born in New York City on July 27, 1936, to Fran­cis and Edna (Nichols) Gaffney.

Mr. Gaffney was a truck dri­ver for Savino Oil Co. and Hess Oil Co. He moved to Florida 25 years ago from Staten Island, N.Y. Richard was a com­mu­ni­cant of St. Raphael’s Catholic Church. He loved trav­el­ing, music and horse races.

He is sur­vived by his wife of 45 years, Dorothy M. Gaffney of Engle­wood; his son, Richard A. Gaffney of Staten Island; a brother, William (June) Gaffney of Live Oak, Fla. He was pre­ceded in death by his daugh­ter, Charla Gaffney.

Memo­r­ial con­tri­bu­tions may be made in his mem­ory to St. Raphael’s Catholic Church, 770 Kil­bourne Ave. Engle­wood, FL 34224.

Arrange­ments by Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home Inc., with pri­vate crematory.

You may share a mem­ory with the fam­ily at www.englewoodfh.com