William H. "Bill" Jolly, 86, husband of the late Rosanne (DiMartino) Jolly, of Newington passed away Monday February 3, 2014 in Hartford Hospital. He was born in Manchester, son of the late George and Bernadette (McGillicutty) Jolly and lived in the area all of his life. Bill was a veteran of the US Navy,serving during the Korean Conflict
. He was a Hartford Firefighter
for over 29 years, retiring in 1982. Bill was loved by everyone who knew him. He leaves a son, Robert Jolly of Manchester and a daughter Barbara (Jolly) Spambanato and her husband Jim of North Haven and four grandchildren, Katie and Patrick Jolly and Nicholas and Samantha Spambanato. Bill also leaves a sister Claire Burgess of Jacksonville FL. Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. Farley-Sullivan Funeral Home, Wethersfield has care of the arrangements.