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Michael C. Connelly

April 9, 1947 ~ March 29, 2021 (age 73)




Michael C. Connelly died, age 73 on March 29, 2021, at the Hunt Regional Hospital in Greenville, Texas.  Michael was born to John E. Connelly and Angela (Sheehan) Connelly on April 9, 1947. He graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School in 1965.  He then attended Youngstown State University, graduating in1969 with a BA degree in Financial Business Administration.  He was a member of Saint Dominic Church in Youngstown, Ohio.  Michael recently retired from Raytheon Corporation in Greenville, Texas, where he worked in the Payroll/Tax Department.

Michael was an avid fisherman.  He was also a life-long fan of basketball having played through high school and followed collegiate and professional basketball for most of his life.

Michael was a beloved nephew to his Aunt Helen, Sister Myra Connelly, who was a member of the Sisters of the Humility of Mary.  She passed away after 76 years in the community.

Michael leaves behind one sister, Maureen (Connelly) Porter and her husband Ralph Porter of San Jose, California.  He also leaves behind two nephews, the first being Daniel Poulin-Porter and his wife Danielle of Burlingame, California, and their two daughters Madeleine and Mirabelle.  The other nephew is Christopher Porter and his wife Meagan of Liberty Lake, Washington, and their son Jaxsen.

The calling hours will be at the Fox Funeral Home, 4700 Market Street, from 4 to 6 pm on Thursday, April 15, 2021.

Mass will be held at St. Dominic Catholic Church 77 E. Lucius Ave. Youngstown, Ohio 44507 at 10am. on Friday April 16, 2021.

He will then be interned at Resurrection Cemetery.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Fox Funeral Service and to his many friends and co-workers at Raytheon Corporation in Greenville, Texas.  We especially appreciate the help and support of Ms. Falon Riley, a 12-year friend and co-worker of Michael’s; she has provided the family with invaluable support. Also, we appreciate the life-long friends of Ed and Kathy Cherney for their caring support.


In lieu of flowers, on behalf of the family, contributions can be made to the Sisters of the Humility of Mary. Please address any contribution to the following:


    In memory of Michael C. Connelly

    Sisters of the Humility of Mary

    Address:  PO Box 534, Development Office, Villa Maria, PA 16155

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Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman, Ohio.

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April 15, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home
4700 Market St.
Boardman, OH 44512

Mass of Christian Burial
April 16, 2021

10:00 AM
Saint Dominic Church

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