Rita Connolly

Rita Connolly

Wednesday, June 1st, 1927 - Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Rita Connolly, on Tuesday morning, May 21 Rita Connolly of Pleasantville, NY formerly of the Bronx, began her eternal rest as she passed away peacefully, at the age of 91. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Rita (née Talty) predeceased by her beloved husband Matthew. She is survived by her children and their spouses Patricia and Robert Nugent , Eileen and Jim Falconi, John and Stacy Connolly, and Mary and Jim Bramswig . She loved her grandchildren Tara, Robert and Kevin Nugent (fiancée Laura), Lauren (Marco) Falconi Franciamore, Matthew Falconi (fiancée Danielle), Jaclyn (Michael) Falconi Hutton, Kara (Christopher) Falconi Gautieri, Liz (Phillip) Connolly Sterbenz, Patrick and Catherine Connolly, Maggie, Michael (Allison), Daniel and Jack Bramswig. Also survived by her great-grandchildren Max and Leo Franciamore, Chase Hutton and Olivia Sterbenz. Born in Inagh, County Clare Ireland, the fourth child of Joseph and Catherine Talty. At the age of 17, Rita left Ireland to live in England until she arrived in New York on March 15, 1949. Soon after her arrival she met Matthew and their beautiful journey began. Living in Manhattan, Woodlawn and finally Pleasantville, New York. Rita was predeceased in death by her brothers Andrew, Michael and John Talty. Also her sisters Rita, Mary Geagan Lombardo, Catherine Roche, and Nora Saunders. Survived by her brothers Patrick, Senan, and Joseph Talty and sisters Ann Reynolds, Peggy Brown and Teresa Travers . Rita loved her many nieces and nephews and so many others wonderful friends. She was loved by so many. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Tina Gambino Memorial Foundation at www.tinagambino.org, Or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center giving.MSKCC.org
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Beecher Flooks Funeral Home
    Address
    418 Bedford Road
    PLEASANTVILLE, NY 10570
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  • Funeral Mass

    Friday, May 24th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, May 24th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Holy Innocents R.C. Church
    Address
    431 Bedford Road
    PLEASANTVILLE, NY 10570
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  • Interment

    Friday, May 24th, 2019 | 11:30am
    When
    Friday, May 24th, 2019 11:30am
    Location
    Gate of Heaven Cemetery
    Address
    10 West Stevens Avenue
    Hawthorne (New York, United St, NY 10532
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Ken, Bev & Kellin Belanger

Posted at 09:28am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Posted at 06:04am
Keeping you all in our hearts and prayers, the world lost an incredible woman but gained the greatest angel.
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Jeri Gargano

Posted at 06:17pm
So so sorry for your loss. With our heartfelt sympathy. Jeri Gargano and Mark Silverman, Alex and Max
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Posted at 11:25am
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