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Richard H. Mallory

NORTH CANAAN —  Richard H. “Dick” Mallory, 79, of South Canaan Road, died Jan. 6, 2018, at the Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  

He was born July 5, 1938, in Sheffield, Mass., son of the late Marie (Vicini) and George Mallory.

Dick was an equipment operator and worked for several contractors throughout the Northwest Corner of the state.  

He served his country as a soldier in the U.S. Army.  

Dick was a member of St Martin of Tours Parish  St. Joseph Church in North Canaan, and a 21-year member of the Lions Club of northwest Connecticut.

He is survived by his son, Paul Mallory of Lynchburg, Va.; andhis brothers, Robert Mallory of New Hartford and John Dorizzi of Falls Village.  

Dick was predeceased by his brother George in 1999.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Jan. 13, at 11  a.m. in St. Martin of Tours Parish St. Joseph Church in North Canaan.  

Burial will follow with military honors in St. Joseph Cemetery in North Canaan. Calling hours will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. in the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home in  North Canaan.  

Memorial donations may be sent to either the Canaan Fire Company, 4 E. Main St., North Canaan, CT 06018 or the North Canaan Volunteer Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 178, North Canaan, CT 06018.