Thomas F. Connolly, in Dorchester, Nov. 12, 2012. Beloved husband of Eleanor M. (Hamilton). Loving father of Maryellen and her husband Billy Fleming, and Edward J. and his wife Diana Connolly, all of Braintree, and the late Thomas J. and Christopher Connolly. Brother of John Connolly of South Boston, James Connolly of Middleboro, Joseph Connolly of Braintree, Patrick Connolly of Norwood, and the late Mary Flaherty. Devoted grandfather of Billy Jr., Elizabeth, and Ellen Fleming, and Edward T. Connolly. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, Friday 4 - 8 p.m. Funeral Mass in St. Margaret Church of Blessed Mother Teresa Parish, Saturday morning, Nov. 17, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Veteran WWII
. Late retired Letter Carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for over 38 years and member of the National Association of Letter Carriers. Tom was an active member of St. Margaret Church and Savin Hill Civic Association for many years. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. For directions and guest book, www.jmurphyfh.com
. Funeral Home handicapped accessible with ample parking.