Free Daily Headlines


Set your text size: A A A
John Connelly age 80

John Connelly age 80

John Connelly age 80 of Hendersonville passed away on Wednesday April 27. He was the son of William Cyril and Alvina Schneider Connelly of Maryland. He was preceded in death by his wife Marilyn, by his son Jon and by an older brother Bill. He grew up in Silver Spring and graduated from Macklin High School where he met his wife Marilyn Kathryn Ball. He entered the Army where he served with valor and bravery. He married and later graduated from the University of Miami with an BS in Architectural Engineering. He had a successful career in real estate development and construction in West Central Florida. Later he chose to move to western North Carolina to raise his four children. In his retirement he dedicated himself to service in his Church. He is survived by his brothers David and Bill, a sister Patricia; daughter Katherine Hearn, her husband Perry with Michelene, Rachel, and Michael; daughter Michelene Rhodes, her husband Stacy with John and Carson; and a son Marc Connelly, his wife Lynn with Thomas, Caitlin, Maureen, Sean, Michael, Christopher, and Liam.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Monday May 2nd at Jackson Funeral Service and the funeral mass follow at 3:00 PM at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Hendersonville. Burial will follow at Edneyville United Methodist Church Cemetery with military honors provided by the Henderson County Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to Immaculate Conception Church 208 7th Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28791 and Edneyville United Methodist 799 Bearwallow Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or to PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.