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John F. Connolly

January 22, 2023
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CONNOLLY, John F. of Shrewsbury, formerly of Dorchester, passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on January 22, 2023. Beloved husband of Susan (Michaelson) Connolly, and the late Mary T. Connolly. Loving father of Terri Ferolito and her husband John of Dorchester, John S. Connolly and his wife Lorena of Hanover, Judy Keenan and her husband Jim of Scituate, Bob Connolly of Quincy, Lorie Hanlon and her husband Rick of Shrewsbury, Jennifer Osbourne and her husband Mark of Milledgeville, Georgia. Dear brother of the late Frances Gobbi. Cherished grandfather of 15 loving grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

John was a proud veteran of the United States Navy. 

After the his service in the United States Navy, John began his career as a salesman with the Central Foundry Company in 1954. After a successful 22 year career with Central Foundry, John started his own firm, John Connolly Inc., in 1976 representing large wholesale manufacturers of commercial plumbing supplies. John continued to actively run his business up until the latter part of 2022.

Visiting hours in the John J. O’Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER, Friday from 4-8 pm. Funeral Mass in St. Ann’s Church, NEPONSET, Saturday morning at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in memory of John to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at dana-farber.org or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) at jdrf.org . Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery. For directions and expressions of sympathy, please visit www.oconnorandson.com.


Services

Visitation
Friday
January 27, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home
740 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

Funeral Mass
Saturday
January 28, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Ann's Church
243 Neponset Ave.
Dorchester, MA 02122

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