Richard Danaher, 84NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Richard "Red" Danaher, 84, of 22 Demond Ave., died on Monday, May 12, 2014, at Williamstown Commons.
Born in Williamstown on Sept. 27, 1929, a son of John P. and Helene Muldowney Danaher, he attended schools in Williamstown.
Mr. Danaher was last employed at the former Hunter Machine. He first worked with the former McMahon Chevrolet in Williamstown and at the former Brewer Perkins auto sales for many years.
He was a past member of Gale Hose Company in Williamstown and volunteered at the Spitzer Senior Center.
His wife, the former Lillian Danis, whom he married on June 10, 1961, died on Jan. 7, 1989.
He leaves a son, John P. Danaher of North Adams; his sister-in-law and primary caregiver Donna Danis; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews and sisters-in-law.
He was predeceased by three brothers, his twin, Robert Danaher, Edward Danaher and John P. Danaher, who was killed in action during World War II.
FUNERAL NOTICE — At Mr. Danaher's request, there will be no formal services or calling hours. Burial will take place at a later date in the Southview Cemetery.
Memorial donations are suggested for the Gale Hose Company or the Spitzer Senior Center through Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, 74 Marshall St., North Adams, MA 01247.