Robert D. Connelly
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of Johnson City
Robert D. Connelly, 90, of Johnson City, NY, passed away Friday morning, April 3, 2009, at Wilson Memorial Hospital. He was predeceased by four brothers, Thomas Connelly, James Connelly, infant, Joseph Connelly, and John Connelly; one sister, Mary Curry. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Eleanor Connelly; three daughters and sons-in-law, Jo Ann Morabito Hambright and husband, Jeffrey, Judith Morabito Coons and husband, Harold, Kathleen and Bona Bunnell; three grandchildren and spouses, Sandra and William DeVinney, Kevin and Kelly Hambright, Bryan Bunnell; five great-grandchildren, Cade, McKenzie, Chloe, Cooper and Tyler; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Rose Connelly, Gerald Wilson, Lowell and Dolores Wilson, Lois and Paul Franks, and Deanne Wells; several nieces, nephews and friends. Robert retired from the US Post Office, Binghamton. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the US Army. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and enjoyed his friends at OTB.
Funeral services will be held at the J.F. Rice Funeral Home, Inc., 150 Main St., Johnson City, Wednesday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Elvin S. Murphy will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Broome County Veterans Memorial Association, 76 Main St., Binghamton, NY 13905 in Robert D. Connelly's memory.
Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin from Apr. 6 to Apr. 7, 2009