Sunday, Celebrate the Life of Roosevelt Island Pioneer John Connolly

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John Connolly was born in Brooklyn on November 10th, 1932 to James and Margaret Connolly who emigrated from Ireland. John could do a perfect imitation of them.

He served honorably as a Corporal in the US Army during the Korean War. He returned to have a 39 year career in the FDNY in which he served as Captain. He is survived by his wife Luisa. 

The Roosevelt Island Daily News

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