It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of a dear spouse, father, grandfather and great grandfather on September 29, 2008 at the Kirkland & District Hospital. Con worked in operations and as a meter reader for Ontario Hydro for 35 years. He was also a founder and an active member of Holy Name Parish as well as a 3rd Degree Knight. Con is predeceased by his parents Margaret (née Maney) and Patrick Connolly; his brothers Jim, Patrick and Joe; his sister Eunice Copps and granddaughter Frances Guertin. He will be forever missed by his loving wife of 54 years Shirley (née O’Grady); beloved children Mary & Jean Guy Talbot, Cathy & John Wendorf, Martin & Maxine Connolly, Colleen & Don Guertin, Paddy & Sharon Connolly, Kelly Connolly, Cheryl & Ken Wojtus, Kevin & Patti Connolly; dear brother of Lawerence, Teresa, Mary and Eddy. Con will be deeply missed by his cherished grandchildren Katrina, Ryan, Marcus, Marissa, Alexandrea, Katelyn, Leanna, Kayla, Justice, Shea, Maddison, Megan, Samantha, Sarah, Mitchell and 1 great grandchild Jace Schuessler as we as numerous nieces, nephews, sisters and brothers-in-law and life long friends, Marge & Glen Huff. The family will welcome friends at the MONETTE & FRENCH FUNERAL HOME (450 Government Road West, Kirkland Lake, On., P2N 3L1) on Wednesday, October 1, 2008 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. with a Knight of Columbus prayer service starting at 8:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held from the Holy Name Parish on Thursday, October 2, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Donations in Con’s Memory may be made to the Holy Name Parish (39 Kirkland Street, Kirkland Lake, On., P2N 2G3) or to the Canadian Mental Health (5 Kirkland Street East, Kirkland Lake, ON., P2N 1N9) and would be greatly acknowledged. Con will be laid to rest in the Kirkland Lake Cemetery following the service.