Of Guelph, passed away peacefully at Riverside Glen on Friday, June 24, 2016, in his 82nd year. Beloved husband of the late June E. Connolly (nee Park – 2013). Loved father to Richard (Kathy) Connolly, Debbie (Larry) McClennan, Susan (Murray) Oates and Jim (Jane) Connolly. Loving grandfather to 8 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Dear brother to Michael, Tom and Jerry Connolly and Mildred Youngberg, Margaret Hipel, Cecelia Connolly and Marie Voisin. Predeceased by a brother Jack. Friends will be received at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Tuesday, June 28 from 10-11 a.m. Memorial service will be follow in the funeral home chapel at 11:00 a.m.. Reception to follow. Inurnment Marymount Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
A tree will be planted in memory of Leo J. Connolly in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 2:30 pm.