Joseph J. Connolly

Joseph J. Connolly

May 27, 1957 – January 31, 2021

A Catholic Funeral Mass will be held February 5, 2021 at St. George Church in Tinley Park, IL Due to the current health situation and restrictions by the Church, the number of people is limited and will be by invitation only. Masks will be required.

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 Joseph J. Connolly, age 63, of Tinley Park, IL passed away suddenly on January 31, 2021. Joe was a member of PipeFitters Local 597 since 1978. He liked animals, nature, and spending time in the outdoors, especially in Wisconsin with his brothers and helping out at Oak Brook Farms. He also regularly helped family members with various home projects. He was an active member of the Sons of American Legion through the Tinley Park American Legion Post 615, where he liked to cook and help make meals for the Manteno Veterans Home and other events. Joseph is survived by his wife Sandra Connolly (nee Kezis) of 37 years and children Carol Ann and Joseph. He was the brother of Therese (the late Stan) Urish, Colleen (Edward Vendel) Connolly, James (Victoria) Connolly, Mary Joan (Edward) Liva, Judith (Edward) Crane, Anne (John) Buckley, Marie Kingsbury, Mark (Vicki) Connolly, Paul (Nancy) Connolly, the late Geraldine (John) Bronson, and the late Patricia Murphy, Fond Uncle of many nieces and nephews. Orrico Kourelis Funeral Services Inc. Entrusted with all arrangements. For Information please call 815-462-0711 or  

February 5, 2021 – 10:00am cst

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