John Connolly

September 18, 1949 - March 18, 2015
John Connolly

John S. Connolly, age 65, of Wilmington passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at his residence.

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  • March 31, 2015
    leslie mitchell says:
    John you will forever be in my heart...Rest easy my friend....you are finally free.. your loving daughter...Leslie

  • April 03, 2015
    Laurence Hugo says:
    we need more people like john in this world..he lead his life on his terms with an adventerers spirit whether on the water or hiking in Big Sur or ,growing gardenias or cutting opals.A teller of stories and seeker and a teacher.I will miss him always.

  • April 03, 2015
    Christopher McQuale says:
    John had an amazing smile, a knowing grin really, and he always made us feel welcome in his presence. We didn't have or use phones in those early days our friendship and youth, so we just appeared in one another's life unannounced, John always made time for us as we did for him. I never remember him saying he didn't have time, he would stop whatever he was doing, put it aside and the conversation would commence. Then we would just drive away. Nothing was happenstance, though, with him, it was always some form of divine intervention, a parting of the seas, and the stories would begin, the stories that never really ended.