Kathleen Theresa Connelly, 53, of Wyndham Avenue, Providence passed away Sunday February 14, 2021 at Roger Williams Hospital.
Born in Providence she was the daughter of the late Thomas Hurley and Mary Esther ( O’ Donnell ) Connelly.
A lifelong resident of the Elmhurst section of Providence, Kathleen was a communicant of St. Pius V Church. Kathleen loved swimming and had won a gold medal in the Special Olympics. Kathleen took special delight in watching and listening to her Mama Mia 2 DVD. She would often persuade her brothers and sisters to treat her to an iced coffee from Dunkin Donuts, and she enjoyed a small glass of white wine with 2 ice cubes before dinner.
She is survived by her siblings, Susan M. Fitzgerald, Thomas H. Connelly, Jr., Richard J. Connelly, Jane M. Peltier, Mary C. Benway, Linda A. Rihani, Elizabeth E. Rosati, Paul A. Connelly and Ann F. Dean. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday February 20, 2021 at 11:00 am in Saint Pius V, Eaton Street, Providence. Burial in Elm Grove Cemetery will be private.
Calling hours are 9:30-10:30 am prior to Mass in Saint Pius V Church.
In In lieu of flowers, the family request donations in her memory are made to Re-Focus, Inc. 45 Greeley St, Providence, RI 02904 http://www.refocusinc.org/support-our-vision/.
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