James Connolly

May 22, 1927 - January 03, 2019 

James Connolly

May 22, 1927 - January 03, 2019 

Obituary for James Connolly

Dateline Bordentown.

James J. Connolly passed away peacefully on January 3rd, 2019. Born in Bordentown he was a lifelong resident of the Bordentown/Crosswicks community.

Jim enlisted in the United States Navy and served during WWII. He was employed as a postal carrier for the Bordentown post office for 40 years. Jim was a devout catholic and parishioner of St. Mary’s church where he served many years as an Usher. He was a member and Past Grand Knight of the Bordentown Knights of Columbus council #570. Jim was a member of the American Legion Bordentown Post 26. Jim was an avid Philadelphia sports fan, he loved the outdoors, fishing, and hiking particularly in the pine barons. He volunteered as a Chesterfield Township baseball and softball coach. But Jim’s greatest joy in life was his family. He was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and caring friend.

Son of the late Bartholomew A. and Katherine Connolly, he is predeceased by his wife Jean Connolly, his son-in-law, John A. Gola, his brother and sister, John Connolly, Katherine Render.

He is survived by his children, Kathleen Gola, Ann Marie Connolly, James Jr. (Valerie) Connolly, Eileen (Sean) Sheehy, John Connolly, Michael (Corrie) Connolly, Colleen Connolly (Glenn Scherer), Grandchildren: Jason (Audrey) Gola, Jared Gola, Kristie Gola
Juliet Nussbaum
James (Kristine) Connolly III, Jessica (Lee) Williamson, Ethan Sheehy, Kyle Sheehy, Cynthia Connolly, Matthew Connolly, Ellysha Scherer, Great-grandchildren:
AJ Gola, Georgette Gola, Siera Connolly, Riley Connolly, Lee Williamson, Jr, Jackson Williamson, Cody Williamson.

Donations may be made in Jim’s name to Mary Mother of the Church Parish 45 Crosswicks St. Bordentown NJ 08505.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday January 8th, 2019 11:00am at St. Mary’s Church 45 Crosswicks St. Bordentown NJ 08505. Calling hours will be held Monday evening 6~8:00pm and Tuesday morning 9:30~10:30am at the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bordentown.

Arrangements are under the direct care and supervision of Robert L. Pecht, Bordentown Home for Funerals, 40 Crosswicks St., Bordentown, NJ 08505.Please go to Jim’s book of memories page at www.Bordentownhomeforfunerals.com to light a candle, order flowers, make a donation or offer condolences to the family.

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