Richard M. "Rick" Cratty, 57, of New Haven formerly of Manchester died Saturday October 1, 2011. Born in Manchester he was the son of the late John J. and Caroline (Ruggiero) Cratty. Rick was a US Marine Corps veteran. He is survived by his children Jennifer Pagani and Joshua Cratty of Manchester; his siblings William Cratty, Michael Cratty, and Kathy Hersey, and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brothers John and James. Family and friends may call at the John F. Tierney Funeral Home 219 West Center St. Manchester on Thursday (October 6th)from 6-8 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10 am at St. Dunstan's Church 1345 Manchester Road, Glastonbury, CT. For online condolences please visit www.tierneyfuneralhome.com.