Brian G. “Red” Brady
1945 - 2020
Brian G. “Red” Brady, a lifelong resident of
Malden, passed away on Sunday, March 8th, after a brief illness
in Lowell General Hospital. Red was born in Somerville on
December 29th, 1945, the son of Francis and Martha Brady. He was
raised in Malden and graduated from Malden High School with the
Class of 1963. He worked as a professional painter and sider,
and was the proud owner of Brady Painting and Restoration in
Malden, a company he operated until his retirement.
He married his sweetheart, Patricia Wells, in Sacred Hearts
Church in Malden in 1965. They settled down in Malden to raise
their family. Although their marriage ended after 28 years, they
were able to raise their six children together. He loved
spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great
grandchildren, and enjoyed taking them to Canobie Lake Park the
In earlier years, Red was the pitcher for the Max’s Bar and
Grill softball team and was also an avid bowler. He was a
diehard Boston sports fan, and enjoyed listening to the Beatles.
Red also liked going to Revere Beach to enjoy his morning
He is survived by his children and their spouses, Brian Brady of
Boston, Robert Brady of Warwick, RI, Scott & Lesley Brady of
Nashua, NH, Patrick & Liliana Brady of Highland, IN, Kimberly &
Antonino DiFiore of Dracut, and Kelly Brady of Dracut, his
sister, Arlene DiFabio of Malden, his grandchildren, James,
Nicole, Justin, Anthony, Geena, Joseph, Samantha, Brian, and
Charlotte, and his great grandchildren, Riley and Raegan, and
his former wife, Patricia Brady. Red was preceded in death by
his siblings, Francis Brady Jr, Barbara Daly, Rosie Benson,
Brenda Sullivan, Jane Scoppa, and Sheila Brady.
Funeral Services will be held at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule
Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Friday, March 13th, at 12
Noon. Committal will be private.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on
Thursday, March 12th, from 4-8 PM.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to: Merrimack Valley
Hospice, C/O Home Health Foundation 360 Merrimack Street,
Building 9 Lawrence, MA 01843.