John Brady Donnelly

March 30, 1932 ~ May 30, 2022 (age 90)


John Brady Donnelly, born March 30, 1932 died surrounded by family on Monday May 30, 2022. John was a veteran of the Korean War and was employed by the Southern New England Telephone Company for over 30 years. John was predeceased by his wife Patricia, who he described as the love of his life and the reason he took up running. John said he was "just trying to keep up with his gal." John was married to his wife Patricia for 59 years and is survived by 3 children: John Donnelly of Israel, Patricia Donnelly Shugrue of Fairfield, and Paul Donnelly of Fairfield. John was born the middle child of 7 siblings and is survived by his sister Patricia Ferreri. The lights of his life were always his grandchildren who he adored above anything, Jeremiah Shugrue of New York, Tara Piantedosi of Massachusetts, Jacob Shugrue of Fairfield, Sean Donnelly of Israel and Kieran Donnelly of Israel.

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