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John Connelly


1923 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
John Connelly Obituary
John Connelly, 91, of Corning, died Sunday, June 1, 2014, at the Corning Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare.

He was born May 24, 1923, in Manhattan, NY, the son of John and Anita (Meyer) Connelly. He married Marjorie R. Mann in Boonton, NJ in June of 1945. She predeceased him on March 25, 2013.

John graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ in 1944 with a Professional Engineering degree. He then went to work for Corning Glass Works' International Purchasing Department. He retired in 1984 with 40 years of service.

He is survived by his children, Thomas Connelly of Annapolis, MD, Jean Connelly of Corning, Susan (Ralph) Sobieski of Parma,OH and Cathy Merrill of Mountain View,CA; sister, Anita Teague of Port St. Lucie,FL; grandchildren, Charlene Faulk of Corning, Cindy Sobieski of Rwanda, Patricia Sobieski of La Plata, MD and Andrea Sobieski of Los Angeles, CA; great grandson, Caden Faulk of Corning. He was predeceased by his daughter, Patricia Connelly and son, Gerald Connelly.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Barnard Cemetery, Corning.

Memorial donations may be made to the Southeast Steuben County Library. Acly-Stover Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Published in The Corning Leader on June 4, 2014
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