OBITUARY: Thomas F. Connolly, 86

WILMINGTON, MA — Thomas F. Connolly, of Woburn, formerly of Laurel, MD, passed away peacefully, July 1, 2019 at the VA Hospital in West Roxbury. He was 86 years old. Thomas was the beloved husband of the late Margaret (Donahue) Connolly. Born in Boston he was the son of the late Thomas and Mary Agnes (McCarthy) Connolly.

Thomas was raised in Wilmington and attended Wilmington Schools. He was a proud United States Army Veteran of the Korean War. When Thomas returned home from the service he worked most of his life as a successful Contractor in the construction industry. He was also an avid treasure hunter and for several years worked along side Mel Fisher on the Atocha Treasure Expedition.

Thomas is survived by his two sons; Thomas Connolly and John Connolly. He was the brother of Marie Pappas of Woburn, the late John Connolly, Dorothy Conlon, Patricia Lane, and Shirley Bonnas.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated, Friday, July 12th, at St. Dorothy Church, Main St., Wilmington, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment services will be private. Arrangements by the McLaughlin – Dello Russo Family Funeral Service of Woburn.

(NOTE: The above obituary is from Dello Russo Funeral Home.)

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