John Connolly

John Joseph Connolly

Sunday, January 29th, 1933 - Friday, September 20th, 2019
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John Joseph Connolly, 86, lifelong East Boston resident, passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019.

Cherished son the late John and Lucy (Palange) Connolly. Beloved husband of the late Marilyn (Nardone) Connolly. Loving father of Brenda Connolly and Brian Connolly and his loving companion Judee Chambers Walsh. Adored grandfather of Robert and Sean Connolly. Caring brother of Joseph Connolly, Marie Barbetta, Carol Limone and her husband Peter, Kathy Garcia and her husband Joe and the late Patty Curtis and Lucille Tacardo. Loving companion of Loretta Zullo. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors.

John was a Korean Army Veteran and a member of the DAV East Boston Chapter 77 and former member of the East Boston Veterans Council.

Family and friends will honor John’s life by gathering in Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, 262 Beach St. REVERE on Wednesday, September 25th from 4PM to 8PM and again at 8:30AM Thursday morning before leaving in procession to St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church in East Boston. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett, MA.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Beechwood Funeral Home
    262 Beach Street
    REVERE, MA 02151
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Thursday, September 26th, 2019 10:00am
    St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church
    59 Ashley Street
    E. Boston 02128
    to join procession to church please arrive at funeral home at 8:30AM
  • Interment

    Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett


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Dominique Sanon

Posted at 03:20pm
Sincere condolences to you and your family. May you cherish all the loving memories you created together with your father in this life.
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judith browne

Posted at 02:15pm
I am so sorry to hear about John's passing. He was certainly a kind, gentle soul. He was always so very kind to me and my family. May his soul rest in peace.

Kevin R. McCAREY

Posted at 12:12pm
I am deeply saddened to hear about the loss of John. I met John along the way in East Boston, and saw him on Thursday's, when he would come into Donna's eatery and spend some time there. He was always willing to chat for a few, and was a very kind and gentle soul in my eyes. May the good lord bless you John and your beautiful family. On behalf of my good friend Joe and myself who are regular visitors to Donna's we send our condolences to the Connolly Family.

Kevin McCarey
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