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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