Marie Elaine Connelly of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania died Friday, November 6, 2020 at her home. She was 78 years old. Marie was born September 29, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late William Harris and the late Marie Elizabeth Harris (née Donahue). She is the beloved wife of Joseph Edward Connelly; mother of Francis J Connelly and his wife Lisa (née Smith), and Deborah A. Connelly Sheppard; grandmother of Danny Karp, Kim Sheppard Marshall and her husband Jimmy, Joseph Connelly and his wife Katie (née Dolan), Nick Sheppard, Aaron Sheppard, Great Grandmother of Anthony Karp, Logen Marshall, Caleb Marshall; Sister of Patricia Woodhead (née Harris) and her husband William, the Late William Harris and his wife Ann, the Late Judith Yottey (née Harris), and the late Kenneth Harris Sr. and his wife Nancy; Sister in law of the late Frances Wilson (née Connelly) and her husband the late George, the late Mary (June) Johnson (née Connelly) and her husband the late Robert, and the late Patrica McGarry (née Connelly) and her husband the Late Joseph. She was also predeceased by her Mother in law Cecelia Connelly (née Noone) and Father in law Francis J Connelly. She is also survived by her many many many Cousins, Nieces and Nephews.
Relatives and friends were invited to her viewing on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 9:00 to 11:00 A.M. at Wetzel and Son Funeral Home, 419 Huntingdon Pike, Rockledge, PA 19046. Service and burial were private. Please wear a mask and keep social distancing if attending.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148 or Lupus Foundation of America, 2000 “L” Street N.W., Suite 410, Washington D.C., 20036.