Jerry Connelly, 66, of North Syracuse, NY, formerly of South Colton, NY passed away on December 15, 2012 at Upstate University Hospital. Born in South Colton, Jerry was the son of the late Bernard and Irene Connelly.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Catherine Connelly; daughters, Christine (James) Pratt of Elmira, NY, Jennifer (Terry) Healy of Winnetka, IL and Jessica (Derek) Bakay of Syracuse; 5 granchildren; brothers, Jack Connelly of Chula Vista, CA, Steve Connelly of Potsdam, NY and Andrew Connelly of South Colton, NY; sisters, Peggy Cashman of Canton, NY and Dianne Connelly of Columbia, MD, along with many nieces and nephews.
Jerry was a Sergeant with the U.S. Air Force from 1964 to 1968. He was the owner and operator of Connellys Small Engine Repair in Liverpool and also worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 18 years.
Funeral services were held December 20, 2012 in North Syracuse.
Contributions in Jerrys memory may be made to the Alzheimers Association of Central New York, 441 W. Kirkpatrick Street, Syracuse, NY 13204.