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Loretta A. (Petrie) Connolly

January 29, 1934 ~ November 27, 2017 (age 83)

Loretta A. (Petrie) Connolly, 83, of Avon since 1962, native of Roxbury, passed away Nov. 27, 2017 at home on hospice surrounded by family. Devoted to her family and home, she enjoyed knitting and crocheting, playing bingo, traveling, and spending winters in the Florida Keys. Loretta was the wife of the late Francis J. Connolly; beloved mother of Francis J. Connolly Jr. (and Christine), John M. Connolly and Patti-Anne Conley (and Thomas), all of Avon, James E. Connolly (and Diane Avery) of Brockton and Dianne Peterson (and James) of Plymouth; grandmother of 11; great-grandmother of 1; sister of the late Mary Walsh, Gloria Murray, Theda Ralli, John Petrie and Margaret Cunningham; and an aunt of many. All are welcome to calling hours Thursday 4-8 p.m. in Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St. Brockton, her funeral Friday at 9 a.m. from Waitt Funeral Home, funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Michael Church and burial at St. Michael Cemetery, both in Avon. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Make-A-Wish MA and RI, One Bulfinch Place, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02114 or your favorite hospice.

 Service Information

Calling Hours
November 30, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301

Funeral Mass
December 1, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Michael Church
87 North Main St.
Avon, MA 02322

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