Paul D. Connelly

Byron Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Saturday, March 23, 1940
Date of Death:
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Age:
79 years old

Visitation

Date: Thursday December 05, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Byron Funeral Home [ view map ]

Second Visitation

Date: Friday December 06, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: Christ The King Catholic Church [ view map ]

Memorial Mass

Date: Friday December 06, 2019
Time: 11:00 am

Location: Christ The King Catholic Church [ view map ]

Burial

Location: Byron Cemetery

Byron Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Saturday, March 23, 1940
Date of Death:
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Age:
79 years old
Byron Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Saturday, March 23, 1940
Date of Death:
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Age:
79 years old

Paul D. Connelly

Paul D. Connelly, age 79, of Byron, MN passed away on Thanksgiving evening at Season’s Hospice in Rochester. Paul was born March 23, 1940 at St. Mary’s Hospital to Paul and Myrle (Campion) Connelly and grew up on the family farm near Byron.  He graduated from Lourdes High School in 1957.  He then went to work at Rochester Methodist Hospital and was employed there until his retirement in 2002.

He married Nancy Schimek on October 2, 1971 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Byron.  He is survived by his wife Nancy, 5 brothers, Gerald, Joseph (Karen), and William (Dorothy) of Rochester, John (Jacquie) of Byron, and James (Marilyn) of Bloomington; two sisters, Mary Ann (Terry) Schaefer of Rochester and Sharon (Brian Utley) of Lake Elmo, MN.  He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Robert, and sister-in-law Margaret.

Although they had no children of their own, Paul had 45 nieces and nephews and numerous great-nieces and nephews.  He was always interested in them and their activities.

Paul was a charter member of Christ the King Catholic Church, member of the Knights of Columbus and the Sons of American Legion Squadron 119, and an active member of the Byron Community.  He was an avid fan of the MN Twins and MN Vikings.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 6, 2019, at Christ the King Church in Byron at 11:00AM, officiated by the Rev. John Lasuba.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at the Byron Funeral Home from 4-7PM and at the church one hour before the funeral.  Burial will be at the Byron Cemetery.  Memorials are preferred to Christ the King Catholic Church or Season’s Hospice.

Blessed be his memory.

 

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The family of Paul D. Connelly has received the following condolences.

Connely family, we are so sorry to hear  about your loss.of Paul.


May God bless you all at this time and always,


our sincere sympathy,  


Jim and Pam Johnson 


 


 

Nancy and the Connelly Families,


We send our sincere sympathy for your loss of Paul. I remember him as a friendly, kind man that loved to talk. He always kept my Dad entertained at family events! Our hugs to you Nancy and prayers to everyone. 


Kris and Tim Rignell

My condolences to Nancy and the Connelly family on the passing of Paul.  There was no kinder, more gentle and caring person than Paul.   We are all so blessed to have had time on this earth with Paul.  I will forever hold the memories of Paul and what he meant o me and my family.


 


Jeff Wills

My deepest sympathies to you Nancy and Connelly families. Paul was such a nice and kind guy. Blessings for strength and peace at this difficult time. 


Love, hugs, and prayers 


Kathy Byrne


 

Dear Nancy and families, thoughts and prayers to all of you during your difficult time.


Ellen (from our Business Office days together Nancy) take care

So sorry to to hear of Paul’s passing.  May God give you the faith and strength to get through these next days and months.  He will be greatly missed.  RIP Paul.

My deepest sympathy to Nancy and the  Connelly family in your loss of Paul. 
He will surely be missed by everyone.


Love and Prayers,


Mary (Capelle) Gorman 

Paul was indeed a very kind man and will not be forgotten.  I wish you nothing but comfort and strength, Nancy.  Rest in peace, Paul.


Tracy Womeldorff (Schimek)

So sorry to hear of Paul's passing.  He was a wonderful man, very kind and friendly.  May God give you peace and long lasting memories.