Mr. Connolly is survived by his three children, Stephen J. Connolly IV and his wife, Ducky, David Connolly and his wife, Stephanie, all of Marblehead; and his daughter, Suzanne Levere and her husband, Lawrence, of West Hartford, CT. He is also survived by his sister, Helen Cynthia Connolly of Marblehead. He was predeceased by his brother, G. Peter Connolly III of Manchester, MA.
He leaves seven grandchildren, Alison F. Connolly of Denver, CO; Page Minshall and her husband, Thaddeus, of Washington, D.C.; David S. Connolly of Boston; Peter K. Connolly of Marblehead; Stephen (Jay) Connolly and his wife, Nicole, of Marblehead and Julia and James Levere of West Hartford, CT. He also leaves his great-grandson, Thaddeus Macleod Minshall, Jr.
ARRANGEMENTS: There will be a wake at his home at 10 Valley Road, Marblehead on Sunday, November 3 from 2 to 6 p.m. and on Monday from 3 to 6 p.m. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Star of the Sea Church, 85 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead, MA 01945 on Tuesday at 11 a.m. followed by a reception at the Eastern Yacht Club, 47 Foster St., Marblehead, MA 01945.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to the Pleon Yacht Club, 42 Foster St., Marblehead, MA 01945. For online guest book or additional information, please call 781-631-8885 or visit www.MurphyFuneralHome.com.