Obituary: Dorothy A. Connelly


NAUGATUCK — Dorothy A. Connelly, 92, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, at Wolcott View Manor Health and Rehabilitation Care Center.

Dorothy was born on Aug. 18, 1918 in Naugatuck a daughter of the late Patrick J. Connelly and Theresa (Dunning) Connelly.

She was retired from Uniroyal Footwear, Inc. where she worked for many years. She was a member of the Women’s Club, Footwear Girls Club, a former member of the Uniroyal Historical Society. She was also a literacy volunteer and enjoyed golfing and bowling.

She is survived by one brother, Joseph P. Connelly Jr. and his wife Mildred of Naugatuck her sister in law, Katherine Connelly of Tucson, Ariz., and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by three brothers: Leroy F. Connelly, John W. Connelly and Charles E. Connelly; one sister: Ruth (Connelly) Sweeney.

Private funeral services and burial in St. James Cemetery in Naugatuck will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. The Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave, Naugatuck is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: St. Francis School Foundation, PO Box 292, Naugatuck, CT 06770.

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