Dennis Charles Bradley, 74, passed away peacefully April 19, in Ormond Beach, Fla., after a brief battle with cancer.
Bradley was born May 1, 1942, in Haverhill, to Rita (Rogers) Bradley and Charles Bradley. He attended Haverhill Trade School. He worked as a steel worker, and then at the Haverhill Boxboard, and later went on to manage to the family business, The Currier Tavern. Bradley was a social, active man who was a Keystone Kop in the Haverhill Christmas parades. He was involved in Haverhill Rod and Gun Club, and he frequented the Haverhill Yacht Club and Smitty’s Tavern. In Florida, he was a member of the American Legion Post 270, American Legion Post 361, and the AMVETS 911. For a period of time, he was chaplin at American Legion Post 361. He frequented the Bella Nova Lounge, Victory Lane and Marsh and Al’s. He enjoyed fishing, boating and motorcycles.
Bradley is survived by his son, Michael Bradley of Atkinson, N.H.; daughter, Robin Dwyer of Bradford; daughter, Kimberly Vaillant of Newton, N.H., and sister Sherrill Gariepy of Groveland. He is preceded in death by his father Charles Bradley of Kingston, N.H.; by his father Paul Either of Haverhill, and mother Rita Either of Haverhill.
Celebrations of his life are scheduled in Massachusetts at The Crescent Yacht Club, 30 Ferry St., Haverhill, Saturday, April 29, 2 p.m., and in Florida at the American Legion Walt Zack Memorial Post 270, 119 Howes Street, Port Orange, Fla., Sunday, April 30, at noon. Arrangements are by Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Haverhill.