Richard Joseph Molloy

April 24, 2020


Passed peacefully away after a courageous 2-year battle with cancer on April 24, Richard Joseph Molloy, age 84 years. Born in Portugal Cove South, he was predeceased by his parents Thomas and Martha Molloy (nee Ryan), Sisters Regina McDonald (Frank), Agnes Hanlon (Peter), Christine, and brothers Leo (Nora) and Francis (Agnes).

Leaving to mourn his loving wife of 57 years Margaret (nee Furlong), his daughter Sharon (Ches) Welcher, his son Paul (Cecilia), his two grandchildren Lucas and Jessica Welcher. sisters Emma Linehan (Tom Deceased) and Marie Atwell (Don), along with a large circle of family and friends. He will always be remembered for his kind heart and his love and dedication to his family and faith.

A special thank you to Community Health Nurse Dawn Clarke, Doctors and Nursing staff of the Cancer Clinic/Chemo Unit, Majors Path, and Palliative Care Unit, Miller Center. Also, a thank you for the support of his neighbours and friends at Woodlands Condominium, and all the people he met on his daily walks.

Cremation has already taken place. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.  Donations in Richard’s name can be made to NL Cancer Society or The Gathering Place.



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Paul, Sharron, Marg and families, my condolences on the passing of your dad (husband). He certainly was a fine gentleman and neighborly dad who spent countless hours driving us kids around to events such as hockey, power skating, swimming, malls and movies, concerts and even accompanied us at our first WWF live event at Memorial Stadium in the late 70’s. Cherish your fine memories and know us kids loved your dad too.

Sending sincere sympathy on the loss of a fine man. May your memories bring you peace as you mourn him.
Pat and Laura(Hartery) Hewitt

Richard Molloy was a good neighbour, who demonstrated the character and spirit of the true Newfoundlander. Rest in Peace. Our condolences, Brian and Janet, #3 Kilmory

Sharon & Ches
So sorry to hear about your father’s passing. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. May beautiful memories bring you comfort.

My deepest condolences on the passing of Ricard (Dick) he was a dear friend to us at Can- Sheet Metal and will always be remembered

Our sincerest condolences to all of Richard’s family. I grew up next door to his Mom & Dad. I remember Richard as a very quite spoken man, very friendly and always with a smile. Hold onto your many memories and may they help you now in this time of great sadness. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

To the Molloy Family, please accept my sincere sympathy on the passing of Dick, as he was affectionately known to me. I worked for many years with him in the construction business and always found him to be a true gentleman who always had the time to help you. May his gentle soul rest in peace.
John Norman

Marg and family condolences on Richards passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you.He was a great man to work with and learn from in the plumbing trade.May he rest in peace.

To Dick”s wife & family; so sorry to hear of his passing, deepest sympathies are extended. I knew him for many years through work relations. He never seemed to get rattled about anything and was always a gentleman. May he rest in peace.

Sincere condolences to Richards family another dear cousin gone with the angels May his soul rest in Peace Mary Fleming (Ryan)and family

To Sharon,Che’s and family
We are thinking of you all at this sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Treasure those memories and know one day you will meet again
Marie and Ian Law

Marg and family,
Our deepest sympathy as you all journey through this difficult time .May all the wonderful memories that you shared as a family over the years bring you peace and solace now and may his gentle soul rest in peace .
Ray and Mary Power

Mrs Molloy
We are so sorry to hear about Mr. Molloy’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Susan and Sean O’Brien

Aunt Marg, Sharon, Paul and Family: Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Uncle Richard. We remember him as a kind and gentle man who will be missed by all who knew and loved him. John and Jackie (Molloy) Rorke

Aunt Marg, Sharon, Paul and Family So sorry for the loss of Uncle Richard. I know you will miss him terribly. Will remember his kind heart, cheerful nature , his handsome face and the love he had for you all. Wish I could see you and hug you now. God bless you all. Love Josie and family

Sharon so sorry to hear of your Fads passing our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. Take care

Paul and Paulette Mullaly

Dear Paul , Cecilia & Family. . We are so sorry for your loss. Such a sad time for everyone. Let the magic of the memories of your Father light your way and warm your heart. . Sending all of our love to you ❤️ Jon, Christine , Nathan and Ethan

Dear Emma and members of the Molloy family: May his memory be a blessing for you.

Aunt Marg, Sharon, Paul and family. So sorry for your loss. Uncle Richard was a gentle and kind man. Take care Jacinta, Lou and Lenora Shelling

Sharon and family. So sorry to hear of the passing of your dad! A sad time at the best of times but that much more difficult during these days! Hold your memories close and take comfort in knowing you did all you could for him! Our condolences to your mom and Paul as well! Elaine O’Neill-Squires and Gerry Squires.

We are so sorry to hear about your Dad’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time..
Take care
Susan and Sean