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Doris E. Connolly

July 21st, 1928 – June 23rd, 2019

Doris E. Connolly, 90, of Astoria, IL, passed away at 9:30 am on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at The Loft in Canton, IL. She was born on July 21, 1928 in Canton, the daughter of Lloyd and Helen (Derry) Snowden. Doris married William Connolly on June 20, 1948 in Astoria. William preceded Doris in death on October 14, 2005.

Also preceding her in death are her parents and 2 brothers, James and Lloyd Snowden.

Survivors include her son, Gary (and Niceene) Connolly of Wapella, IL, daughter, Sharon Connolly of Lewistown, IL, 2 grandchildren, Paul (and Ann) Connolly and Amber (and Greg) Willis, 4 great-grandchildren, Matthew Connolly, Lauren Connolly, Wyatt Willis, and Amanda Griffith, 1 great-great-grandson, Colt William Barnes and her sister, Lois (and Jerry) Meehan of Malibu, CA.

Doris was a Candy Striper at Graham Hospital in Canton, IL and worked for the Mummert Seed Company in Astoria, IL. She then was a Postal Clerk for 29 years for the United States Postal Service in Astoria.

She was a member of the Astoria United Methodist Church.

Services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria.Pastor Kevin Kessler will be officiating. A visitation will take place 1 hour prior to the services on Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Astoria Cemetery in Astoria. Memorials may be made to the Astoria United Methodist Church or the Astoria Fire and Rescue Squad.

Condolences


June 24th, 2019

Sharon: so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. She was a dear friend who I had the pleasure of knowing along with your father. I know you will miss her and I will pray that our Heavenly Father will give you peace and comfort thru these difficult times. Bill Weime

June 25th, 2019

Sorry for your loss. Doris was a wonderful lady that I had the
pleasure of knowing.

June 25th, 2019

So sorry for your loss. We won't be able to be there but you are in our thoughts and prayers! Bill will sure miss visiting with her.. Love Bill and Dee Jones

June 25th, 2019

Gary and Sharon..I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. May God give you comfort and peace. My sincerest sympathy. Linda (Foutch) Schneider

June 25th, 2019

Gary and Sharon, our deepest sympathies to you. Your Mom will be missed, and the memories cherished. She left a great legacy in you. JoEllen Myers Doyle

June 25th, 2019

So sorry for your loss.prayers for your family. Bev Lee

June 25th, 2019

So very sorry for your loss,thoughts are with the family. She was such a nice lady!! Marsha Thomas

June 25th, 2019

Sharon very sorry for your loss. I new Bill and Doris from when they ran the propane buisnes. Wally Danner

June 25th, 2019

We are sorry to hear of Gary’s mom’s passing. I worked with Niceene at Farm and Fleet in Bloomington. We will keep you in our prayers. Gene and Shelly Gant

June 25th, 2019

God Bless you Sharon. Just remember, she's with Jesus and it doesn't get any better than that. Love, Shelby

June 25th, 2019

So sorry for your loss. I enjoyed visiting with your mom and looked forward to getting her Christmas card every year. Maurie enjoyed working with her at the post office. Please accept my sincere condolences and may God give you peace Kathy cox

June 25th, 2019

My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. Our kids were so blessed to have their great grandparents as long as they did. Prayers for peace.

June 25th, 2019

So sorry for your loss Sharon. Your Mom was a lovely person with a great heart. She told me stories of working for my Grandfather when he owned the Seed Company. She will be missed by the many people she touched in life.
Wendell & DeeVon

June 26th, 2019

Sharon, so sorry for your loss. I remember how much aunt Doris and uncle Bill use to laugh all the time. Doris will be missed. Cheryl my wife and I will be coming to Canton but cannot get there until the 28th of June. Our prayers are with you.

June 26th, 2019

Sorry for the loss of your mother Marv n Marilyn Biesenthal

June 27th, 2019

Sorry for the loss of your mother. She will be missed. Judy Kling

June 27th, 2019

So sorry to hear of your mother's passing she was a very nice person. Your in my prayers. Tammy Baldry

June 28th, 2019

Sorry for your loss of your life wonderful Mother. - Roger and Steve Grover.

June 28th, 2019

So sorry for your loss. We just couldn't make it up to the funeral. Sharon maybe we can get together and have lunch soon. There is that good place in Lewistown where the old Hardee's used to be.

June 29th, 2019

Gary and Sharon, you have my deepest sympathy at the loss of your mother.
Carolyn Connolly

June 29th, 2019

Sharon so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She was a wonderful person. Prayers to the family. Vicki Feger

July 1st, 2019

Sharon, Rusty and Mary Lou are sorry to learn about your mother. She was a good friend and very kind and loving lady.