Tony with his grandchildren, Jack & Sierra
Anthony Connelly
  • 68 years old
  • Date of birth: Jun 16, 1943
  • Date of passing: May 4, 2012
Let the memory of Anthony be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Anthony Connelly, 68, born on June 16, 1943 and passed away on May 4, 2012. We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Jill Connelly on 17th June 2016

"Miss you!xxoo"

This tribute was added by Beverly Hancock on 5th May 2016

"You've left footprints on our hearts forever.  Thinking of you today and I am remembering your special relationship with your grandchildren.  How thankful I am that you really got to be a "grandfather" in every sense."

This tribute was added by Carol Boyko-Connelly on 4th May 2016

"Another year has passed already Tony and it seems like only yesterday that you were here with us.  Your spirit remains alive and well with your family and friends."

This tribute was added by Jill Connelly on 4th May 2016

"Tony,
Miss you.
xoxo"

This tribute was added by Gerald Bolton on 4th May 2016

"Another year has passed and you're still in many peoples memories. Another year and I'm getting closer to seeing you again."

This tribute was added by Bev Kimball on 4th May 2016

"Hi Tony! Remembering you and all the good times and the weird ones... Never a dull moment.. I still miss my old apartment.."

This tribute was added by Peter DeCicco on 4th May 2016

"Hi Tony ,I think  about you often ,and can't stop smiling you are missed"

This tribute was added by Jill Connelly on 17th June 2015

"We miss you grandpa, today and always."

This tribute was added by Carol Boyko-Connelly on 16th June 2015

"Thinking of you on your birthday, Tony."

This tribute was added by Gerald Bolton on 16th June 2015

"Happy B'day old pal....see you when I see you."

This tribute was added by Roger Trudell on 16th June 2015

"Happy Birthday Tony. Until we meet again my friend. RIP."

This tribute was added by Jill Connelly on 5th May 2015

"We miss you, always."

This tribute was added by Victoria Connelly on 18th June 2014

"Always missed and loved.  Your in our thoughts and prayers.
      Until we meet again... Vicci and Frank"

This tribute was added by Jill Connelly on 17th June 2014

"Missing you today and always."

This tribute was added by Paul Daubney on 16th June 2014

"Happy Birthday Pal. See Ya' down the Road."

This tribute was added by Peter DeCicco on 16th June 2014

"Hi Buddy another year we both got older we talked a lot about you this week all great memories

♫♪ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♫ ♪ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU ♪♫*•.¸¸♫ ♥ ♪¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ ♥ ♥ HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR TONY ♥ ♥♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♫♪¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU  ♪♫•*¨*•. ¸¸.•*¨*•
Gone but not forgotten ever your friend forever Peter (The Professor )
" Some memories sneak out your eye and roll down your cheek""

This tribute was added by Gerald Bolton on 16th June 2014

"Another year and another reminder of a long old friendship. Miss you buddy."

This tribute was added by Jill Connelly on 5th May 2014

"Tony the kids and I miss you always but are especially thinking of you today."

This tribute was added by Bev Kimball on 4th May 2014

"Happy Birthday Old friend..  I could never forget all the good times that we all had in Cohoes, plus having you and Pat as landlords in Troy was the greatest!  We will meet again somday.. Miss you Tony..."

This tribute was added by Carol Boyko-Connelly on 4th May 2014

"Remembering you today and so many other days during each year since you left us.  You left a hole in our hearts that's been filled with tears.  We are thankful for the memories you made with us all."

This tribute was added by Gerald Bolton on 4th May 2014

"Happy Birthday old friend. I miss you but have my son Tony (your namesake) to keep you in my memory."

This tribute was added by Peter DeCicco on 4th May 2014

"Hi Tony 2 years now I had a post it on my computer  for 2 months so I wouldn't forget the date but even though you  will always be missed seems like yesterday  " Some memories sneak out your eye and roll down your cheek" always think of you .......Peter (the Professor)"

This tribute was added by Peter DeCicco on 17th June 2013

"♫♪ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♫ ♪ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU ♪♫*•.¸¸♫ ♥ ♪¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ ♥ ♥ HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR TONY ♥ ♥♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♫♪¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU ♪♫•*¨*•. ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ ♥"

This tribute was added by Jill Connelly on 16th June 2013

"Happy Birthday Tone, the kids and I miss you a lot! xxxooo
Happy Birthday Grandpa, Love, Jack
Happy BIrthday and Father's Day Grandpa! I love you and really miss you!<3 Love, Sierra"

This tribute was added by Gerald Bolton on 16th June 2013

"Happy bday old friend ...miss you"

This tribute was added by Jill Connelly on 3rd September 2012

"Here is an article about a student who received a scholarship in my dad's name.
http://theroundupnews.com/2012/07/22/iconic-storyteller-transfers-with-three-degrees/"

This tribute was added by Peter DeCicco on 28th August 2012

"Somthing came up today made me think of you and all the good times we had I was at that house in Troy on 6th where you and pat lived  always in my thoughts ...Pete"

This tribute was added by Cathy Raymond on 3rd July 2012

"I can appreciate what Tony was personally going through, but I hope you know that he loved you kids and he adored his grandchildren. Everytime I would speak to him all he spoke about was coming back from or going to see you. He will be missed!"

This tribute was added by Jill Connelly on 17th June 2012

"Well Tony, I have been missing you a lot this weekend.  I was wishing I could wish you a Happy BIrthday and a Happy Father's day, so I decided to upload some more pictures. Boy you were always such a sharp dresser:-) xxoo"

This tribute was added by Victoria Connelly on 16th June 2012

"Our wish today is that we could pick up the phone and say Happy Birthday darlin. Your in our hearts and prayers today and everyday.  Until we meet again.  

Vicci and Frank"

This tribute was added by beverly hancock on 16th June 2012

"Hayy Birthday brother.  I'm sure you know that you are in our thoughts today and we celebrate your life.  You've left footprints on our hearts
forever.  Here's to you!!"

This tribute was added by Peter DeCicco on 16th June 2012

"♫♪ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♫ ♪ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU ♪♫*•.¸¸♫ ♥ ♪¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ ♥ ♥ HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR TONY ♥ ♥♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♫♪¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU ♪♫•*¨*•. ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ ♥..
Missed never forgotton my friend I'll see you again ."

This tribute was added by Roger Trudell on 16th June 2012

"Happy Birthday Tony! You have me beat by 10 days...Watch over us all."

This tribute was added by Bill Jaros on 5th June 2012

"Anthony Connelly lives on not only in the memories, but also in the personalities of the friends and family that he touched. All of his positive influences are part of who you are and can be passed on to future generations."

This tribute was added by Carol Curtis on 1st June 2012

"Pat, Jill and Tony,
My very deepest sympathy to you and your family at this very sad time. I have so many special memories of Tony and Pat and I'm glad you were all able to spend special family times together.  May you rest in peace, Tony.

Carol Piteras Curtis"

This tribute was added by Carol Boyko-Connelly on 22nd May 2012

"You lived a life that was full...you did it your way....a few regrets but too few to mention...there were times when you bit off more than you could chew, but when in doubt you ate it up and spit it out...you did it your way... you faced it all and stood tall; you loved, laughed and cried..(no more tears)  let the record show, you took the blows and did it your way...thinking of you..."

This tribute was added by Shelia Connelly on 15th May 2012

"May the cherished memories of Anthony live forever in your heart.  My deepest sympathy to his family and friends during this time of sadness.

Blessings!"

This tribute was added by Jill Connelly on 14th May 2012

"Grandpa was kind. He always sent me cards. We used to
take walks.-From grandson Jack, age 6.
I love Grandpa.He used to always send me cards with 5 dollars in it and call me "Darlin" . I love him and I will always miss him.-From granddaughter Sierra, age 9."

This tribute was added by Bev Kimball on 12th May 2012

"So sorry Donny, Jill and Tony,

I used to work with and rent an apt from your Dad and Mom, many years ago in Troy... I haven't seen him in many years, he was a a good man... Many good memories from back then..  RIP Tony.."

This tribute was added by Roger Trudell on 11th May 2012

"Although I had not seen Tony in many years, I often thought of him. Many wonderful memories of days gone by of good times and good friendship. Tony, you will be sorely missed  by all who knew you.. Rest in peace my friend."

This tribute was added by Colin Young on 11th May 2012

"RIP Tony. Prayers and good thoughts go out to family and friends."

This tribute was added by Peter DeCicco on 10th May 2012

"I am heart broken to hear about my friend Tony ,We had great time togeather ,I worked for him at 2 of his clubs and will never forget  Tony Pat and the kids R.I.P. I will always have a place in my heart for both tony and Pat"

This tribute was added by Kristin Connelly Martin on 9th May 2012

"As a kid, I remember Uncle Ant & Aunt Pat & my excitement to spend time with Jill & TC. My favorite memories are all more recent; seeing Anthony, Donald & my Dad together and small things, like how similar their laughter sounded & realizing when Anthony smiled, that’s my Dad’s smile & both of my brothers, too. Thank you, Anthony, for those wonderful moments. Rest Well, Love Kristin"

This tribute was added by william barnes on 9th May 2012

"To Pat, Jill and Tony,
Bill and I want to express our sympathy on your loss.  Your beautiful pictures tell it all.  Carole and Bill Barnes"

This tribute was added by Gerald Bolton on 9th May 2012

"Tony was my best friend as a teenager and I named my first born son after him. How sad that we were never able to reconnect after I chose a military career and he relocated to NYC. Really good freinds are hard to find and no matter what they always provide lasting memories. I'll miss you pal."

This tribute was added by Carol Boyko-Connelly on 8th May 2012

"What a fun-loving spirit you were, Anthony. I truly enjoyed our family times together each year.I know your greatest love went to Jill, TC grandkids and Pat, but, you still had & showed much love for our children, Kerry and Elle, and I know they will miss you greatly.  Our holiday celebrations will not be the same without 'Uncle Anthony'.  Rest in peace..."

This tribute was added by Estrella Alam on 8th May 2012

"Pat, TC, Jill and family -- I'm very sorry for your loss and want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.  Remember that our loved ones never leave us -- they live on in our hearts and in our memories."

This tribute was added by Louise Schwartz (Patregnani) on 8th May 2012

"To Anthony's Family: Tony and I were classmates at Cohoes High. Tony was so loved in high school.  He was such a good looker as well as having a personality as big as the moon.  I trust your memories of him will comfort you in this time of great loss."

This tribute was added by Paul Daubney on 8th May 2012

"My friend & classmate, we had so much fun hanging out as teenagers.
What a great guy, sorry I didn't get to see more of you in this lifetime.
Such great memories. Rest in peace my friend."

This tribute was added by brian vanderbrug on 8th May 2012

"Rest in Peace 'Big Daddy'- you were so loved and will be so missed. I am glad I got to know you. Jack and Sierra were blessed to have you as their Grandpa, and I know you will be in their hearts forever."

This tribute was added by Chris Leonardo on 8th May 2012

"May your memories bring you comfort until you see each other again.  Remember that Tony's spirit and essence are always with you."

This tribute was added by Patti Cornell on 8th May 2012

"Pat introduced me to Tony in 2010 and I was touched with the friendship and good relationship they still shared and were both so proud of their children and grandchildren.  May Tony rest in peace."

This tribute was added by pat connelly on 8th May 2012

"Although no longer married, Tony & I were good friends & spent family occasions together.   Tony visited us in Virginia last Christmas & New Year's & he was looking forward to Aiden's christening in July.  Tony, I'll always love & miss you..I hope that you are now at peace.  I know you were so proud of Jill & TC & their kids & I'm happy you got to visit Jill in March.  Farewell for now, my friend."

This tribute was added by mary anne pedersen on 8th May 2012

"I have so many sweet memories of Anthony, we played together as children and dated in high school, I will never forget him."

This tribute was added by beverly hancock on 8th May 2012

"I have a bank of memories  of Anthony  but the ones that will forever tug at my heartstrings are those of his love for Jill and TC, and how
he relished being a grandfather. He was a fun guy and I will miss his
grankids stories.  Thanks for the memories, Anthony!!"

This tribute was added by Jill Connelly on 8th May 2012

"My dad was generous and fun. His children and grandchildren were his pride and joy. We miss him so much. Dad, I love you always.  Rest in peace Tone."

This tribute was added by Anthony Connelly on 7th May 2012

"Tony was my father and my friend and a good person above all.
I will miss him dearly and think of him often."


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