Sunday, Celebrate the Life of Roosevelt Island Pioneer John Connolly


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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