WALTER CONNOLLY AGE: 67 JEFFERSON TWP. Walter Connolly died on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at home following a short illness. He was 67 years of age. Walter was born in Astoria, Queens and moved to the Lake Hopatcong section of the township in 1997. He was a member of Local 88 and Local 7 Tile Finishers of Long Island City for 25 years, retiring in 1993. He coached the YWCA Girls Softball Team and also was a neighborhood bartender part-time. Survived by his wife, Patricia (nee McDonald); three children, Denise Borst and her husband John of Wantagh, NY, Thomas and his companion Armistead of Manhattan, Evan and his wife Jennifer of Bellmore, NY; brother, Patrick of Astoria, Queens; three sisters, Barbara Cluckie of Lake Hopatcong, Nora Connolly of Sunnyside, Queens, Nancy Macomber of Palm City, FL. Also survived by his grandchildren, Joseph, Lauren and Morgan Borst; Ryan and Emma Connolly; and many cousins, nieces and nephews; as well as his former wife, Patricia Ronacher. Visitation will be held on Sunday (10/3) 2:30 - 5 and 7-9PM at the Bermingham Funeral Home, 216 S. Main St., Wharton. Funeral Services will be held on Monday (10/4) at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 204 Espanong Road, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory to Our Lady Star of the Sea Church or Compassionate Care Hospice, 200 Lanidex Plaza, Suite 2101, Parsippany, NJ 07054 will be appreciated. Offer condolences at www.BerminghamFH.com.
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216 South Main Street Wharton, NJ 07885
Published in Daily Record on Oct. 1, 2010