Paul J. Connolly, 79

Jul 30, 2018

Paul J. Connolly, 79, of Mattapoisett, died July 26, 2018 at Tobey Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Carol A. (Burke) Connolly.

Born and raised in Waltham, the son of the late Joseph J. and Marie E. (Belliveau) Connolly, he lived in Mattapoisett for over 35 years, and spent winters in Venice, Florida.

Mr. Connolly was employed as a chemical engineer at Poloraid for many years until retiring. He was an artist. He enjoyed oil painting and golf. He attended Boston College, where he played football for the college team. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Mr. Connolly leaves a son, Sean Connolly of Wareham; and a daughter, Robin Connolly and her husband, Kevin Kearns, of Natick; and several nieces and nephews.

He was the brother of the late Walter Connolly, Joseph Connolly, Jr. and Marie Connolly and the grandson of the late Adam Chase Connolly.

Private arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Road. (Route. 6) Mattapoisett. For online guestbook, visit www.saundersdwyer.