Helen C. Connolly 94, of Warren, PA., died peacefully in her
sleep, Monday morning, October 19, 2015 at her residence. She
was born September 28, 1921 in Sheffield, PA. Helen was the
daughter of Adam and Katherine Mazur Gronick.
She was a graduate of Sheffield High School. Helen was an avid
reader, gardener, especially enjoying her pansies. She was an
excellent baker and cook. Family was the center of her life,
including her caregivers of the past 10 years.
She was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church
Helen is survived by 5 Children – Cynthia Rock and husband,
Steven, Kathleen Teconchuk and husband, Robert all of Erie, PA.,
Suzanne Sillato and husband, Albert of Lancaster, N.Y., Eileen
Ressler and husband, Timothy of Madison, FL., Amy Swanson
and husband, James of Warren, PA., 22 Grandchildren and
several Great Grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
husband of 67 years, James B. Connolly who died April 8, 2009
whom she married in May of 1941 in Clarendon, PA., 1 Son –
James M. Connolly, 7 Sisters – Beatrice Zinna, Kate Enserro, Alice
Amsden, Eleanor Nolan, Evelyn Fluck, Frances Fitzgerald, Louise
Young, 1 Brother – Joseph Gronick, an infant brother – John
Friends may call at Holy Redeemer Church gathering space, 11
Russell Street, Warren, PA., on Saturday, October 24, 2015 from
10:00 -11:00 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial by Fr.
James Gutting, Pastor, officiating. Entombment will be in the
Mausoleum of the Resurrection in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery.
Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Holy
Redeemer Church Building Center. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral
Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.
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