In memory of
Father Joseph Connolly T.o.r.
In memory of
Father Joseph Connolly T.o.r.
Connolly, T.O.R., Father Joseph Aug 9, 1941 - Jan 16, 2021 Father Joseph Connolly, T.O.R., Friar of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Province of the Third Order, Regular of St. Francis and Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish, Sarasota passed away Saturday January 16, 2021, at the age of 79. Born in Springfield, MA, Father Connolly was ordained to the Priesthood on May 18, 1968 in Loretto, PA to the Third Order Regular of St. Francis of Assisi. Prior to serving in the Diocese of Venice, Father was a teacher and then a Principal of Bishop Egan High School, Fairless Hills, PA (1968-1984) and from 1984 to 1994 Parochial Vicar at St. Charles Borromeo, Cinnaminson, N.J. On June 1, 1994 Father Connolly began his Service in the Diocese of Venice as Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph Parish, Bradenton and then from December 8, 1996 until his passing as Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs. Father also served the Diocese of Venice as Spiritual Moderator for the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women. He is predeceased by his parents, Francis R. and Mary Elizabeth (McCarthy) Connelly; he is survived by Rev. Timothy Harris; his brother, James and his sister, Mary (Bob) Greenwood. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00PM, with Wake Service at 7:00PM Thursday, January 21, 2021 and Mass will be 11:00AM, Friday January 22, 2021 at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church, 833 Magellan Drive Sarasota, FL 34243. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel, 604 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209. Condolences may be made to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com .
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In memory of
Father Joseph Connolly T.o.r.
Connolly, T.O.R., Father Joseph Aug 9, 1941 - Jan 16, 2021 Father Joseph Connolly, T.O.R., Friar of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Province of the Third Order, Regular of St. Francis and Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish, Sarasota passed away Saturday January 16, 2021, at the age of 79. Born in Springfield, MA, Father Connolly was ordained to the Priesthood on May 18, 1968 in Loretto, PA to the Third Order Regular of St. Francis of Assisi. Prior to serving in the Diocese of Venice, Father was a teacher and then a Principal of Bishop Egan High School, Fairless Hills, PA (1968-1984) and from 1984 to 1994 Parochial Vicar at St. Charles Borromeo, Cinnaminson, N.J. On June 1, 1994 Father Connolly began his Service in the Diocese of Venice as Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph Parish, Bradenton and then from December 8, 1996 until his passing as Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs. Father also served the Diocese of Venice as Spiritual Moderator for the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women. He is predeceased by his parents, Francis R. and Mary Elizabeth (McCarthy) Connelly; he is survived by Rev. Timothy Harris; his brother, James and his sister, Mary (Bob) Greenwood. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00PM, with Wake Service at 7:00PM Thursday, January 21, 2021 and Mass will be 11:00AM, Friday January 22, 2021 at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church, 833 Magellan Drive Sarasota, FL 34243. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel, 604 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL 34209. Condolences may be made to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com .
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Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory (43rd St. Chapel) - Brade
604 43rd Street West
Bradenton, FL 34209
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