Peter Connolly
Peter Connolly

First Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Mulryan Funeral Home
725 Hebron Ave.
Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States

Service Information

9:00 am
Thursday, July 12, 2012
St. Mary's Church
45 Freestone Avenue
Portland, Connecticut, United States

Interment Information

Holy Cross Cemetery
7 Wickham Road
Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States

Obituary of Peter Connolly

Peter W. Connolly, 73, of Portland, beloved husband of Jeanette (Benoit) Connolly, passed away peacefully in the arms of his family on Monday July 9, 2012 at St. Francis Hospital. Born March 30, 1939 in Hartford, son of the late John J. and Harriet (Gadd) Connolly, he had lived in Portland for the past 23 years and previously had lived in East Hartford for 25 years. Prior to his retirement in 1997 he was Purchasing Director for the State of Connecticut. Peter was a graduate of Fairfield University, and a member of the Purchasing Association of CT. and was a parishioner of St. Mary's Church in Portland. He was an avid golfer and helped start the golf league at the UCONN Health Care Center. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family and grandchildren. Besides his wife he is survived by his children and their spouses; Karen Romejko of South Windsor, Patricia and Gary Babick of Hebron, Peter and Elaine Connolly of Ellington, his brother David Connolly and Isabelle Hilton of Rocky Hill, 5 grandchildren Alex and Dylan Romejko, Olivia, Colin and Garret Babick and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother John Connolly. Funeral service will be Thursday, July 10, at 8:00am from the Mulryan Funeral Home, 725 Hebron Ave., Glastonbury to St. Mary's Church, Portland for a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00am. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Glastonbury. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday July 11 from 4-8pm. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's Church, 51 Freestone Ave., Portland, CT. 06480 or to St. Francis Care Cancer Center, 114 Woodland St., Hartford, CT. 06105-9985. To share a memory please visit
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