DRESDEN – Terry Lee Connolly died July 13, 2012, at Androscoggin Hospice House, Auburn. He was born July 26, 1957, in Mars Hill, to Roger M. Connolly and Gloria J (Collins) Connolly.
He grew up in Perham and graduated from Washburn High School, class of 1975.
Terry served his country in the U.S. Air Force for two years and was honorably discharged. After returning he worked with his brother and father in the family business for a short time. He then moved to Brunswick and worked at Bath Iron Works for many years.
Terry had made his home in Dresden for the past 30 years.
Terry is survived by his wife, Trish (Klapprodt) Connolly of Dresden; and daughters, Sarah Connolly and Rich, Nicole Connolly and Tim. He was the best loving and supportive father anyone could ask for. He is also survived by stepchildren, Travis and Brittany West; mother, Gloria Connolly; father, Roger M. Connolly and wife, Joan Connolly; brother, Roger Wayne Connolly and wife, Linda; sister, Patty Doody and husband, Dale; stepbrother, Greg Snyder and wife, Stina; stepsisters, Jean Snyder and friend, Mark, and Jill Snyder and partner, Corey; stepsister-in-law, Ellie Jordan and husband, Dean; mother of his two daughters, Cheryl (Doody) Wallace; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; special friends, Kevin Jones and partner, June, Kevin and Lisa McGlinn; and many other close friends. He was predeceased by stepbrother, Chris Snyder.
As to Terry’s wishes there will be no calling hours.
Terry’s ashes will be spread at a place of his choice by family and friends. A celebration of Terry’s life will be held 6 p.m. July 28 at R. Wayne Connolly’s home, Nutting Road, Perham. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Cancer Society or Androscoggin Hospice House, Auburn.