John Connolly, 58

Dec 6, 2022

John Connolly, Jr., 58, of West Wareham, died Dec. 3, 2022. He was the son of the late John and Nancy (Maxim) Connolly.

He was born in Wareham and lived there all his life. He graduated from Wareham High School, class of 1982.

He worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for P.A. Landers Construction Co.

Mr. Connolly was a call firefighter for the Wareham Fire Department. He served on the Wareham Conservation Commission and Prudential Committee.

Survivors include his fiance, Bonnie Coulson of West Wareham; his former wife, Laurie J. (Jepson) Connolly; his children, Kerri Murphy of Pembroke, Jamie Connolly of Bourne and Craig Connolly of Middleboro; his sisters, Debbie Smith of Plymouth, Bridget Connolly of Wareham; a brother, Don Maxim of NH; 3 grandchildren, Erin and Aiden Murphy and Skylar Daubert.

Visiting hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, December 9, 2022 at Chapman Funerals & Cremations – WAREHAM, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham.

Burial will be private at a later date.

Donations in his memory may be made to the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts, 2 Center Plaza, Suite 4M, Boston, MA 02108.

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