Dennis Connelly Obituary

Dennis Charles Connelly
Dennis Charles Connelly

February 24, 1947 - August 28, 2019
Born in North Platte, NE
Resided in West Chicago, Illinois

Obituary

Dennis Charles Connelly
1947 - 2019
It is with great sadness that we announce that Dennis Connelly 72 passed away quietly in his sleep Wednesday, August 28th 2019. Dennis was born February 24th 1947 to the late Charles and Margret Connelly. Dennis had two siblings Peggy Connelly Karol and the late John Connelly.
Dennis and his late wife Laurie Landau Connelly celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in November before she passed of pancreatic cancer. Together they had four boys Chuck, Tom, James, and Scott. Tom their second oldest child, unfortunately passed away four years prior to the same disease as Laurie.
Dennis was the pound grandfather of nine grandkids Amber, Amanda, Dylan, Jordan, Brian, Stephanie, Wade, Ethan, and Cora, and a great grandfather to three great-grandkids Alivia, Clayton and Reese.
Dennis served in the navy during Vietnam on the aircraft carrier USS Hancock. Until losing two fingers due to an accident while onboard ship. Upon discharge from the Navy, Dennis began a fifty-plus year career as an Appliance repairman. Dennis retired shortly before the death of his wife.
Celebration of life for Dennis will be held on September 7th at 1-5 pm. at the American Legion in Carol Stream 570 S. Gary Avenue, Carol Stream
Pleas omit flowers.

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Celebration of Life
American Legion Post 76
570 S. Gary Avenue
Carol Stream, IL US 60188
Saturday, September 7, 2019
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM