Richard R. Carli

May 21, 1943 ~ May 17, 2022 (age 78)


Richard R. Carli, 78, of Colchester passed away on May 17, 2022. He was a beloved father, friend, and car enthusiast. Richard was born on May 21, 1943 to the late John Carli and Carmella Fillipelli in Hartford Connecticut. Richard graduated from Bacon Academy in 1965 and afterward, joined the Army during the Vietnam War. Richard was a dedicated and hardworking man. He did whatever he had to, in order to provide for his family. In his down-time, he loved cars! His friends could still tell stories about his blue Datsun 280Z. Richard was also an avid music lover with a special appreciation for the Rolling Stones. He maintained his life-long devotion to their music in particular. Richard will be sorely missed by his children; Matthew Carli and his fiancé Ashley, Kerry and Adam Hoyt, and Scott and Liana Carli. He is further survived by the mother of their children; Barbara, as well as his grandchildren; Addison, Mason Hoyt, Mackenzie Hoyt, Lennox Carli, and Logan Carli. Richard leaves behind a brother Geno Carli, and was predeceased by his brothers, David, Peter and Victor and sisters, Gloria and Josephine. A Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 2, from 10AM -12PM at the Aurora McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd., in Colchester. A Service will immediately follow in the New St. Andrew Cemetery, Gillett’s Lane, in Colchester. To share a memory or express a condolence please visit:

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June 2, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Aurora McCarthy Funeral Home
167 Old Hartford Road
Colchester, CT

Memorial Service
June 2, 2022

12:00 PM
New Saint Andrew Cemetery, Colchester

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