Anne Marie Connolly, wife of Dennis Connolly, died on Thursday evening, April 28, 2022, after a brief battle with metastatic breast cancer. A fighter until the end, Anne requested a cremation and that we scatter her ashes in one of her favorite spots, Yosemite National Park. We will be holding this event sometime in the future.
Anne was born on November 8, 1960, to Theodore Dwight Case and Catherine Case of Fairport, NY, now deceased. She is survived by three brothers, Theodore Dwight Case, Jr, Christopher John Case and Daniel Thomas Case. She was predeceased by her sister Margaret Mary (Case) Martin.
Anne (Case) Connolly graduated from Mercy High School with the class of 1978 and graduated from Nazareth College, Rochester, NY with the class of 1983. Employed at Sunshine Christian School in Sunnyvale, CA, Anne then became a loving mother to two children. Her family then moved to Ellicott City, MD early in 1993. Anne became a tutor for students with learning disabilities and then a proctor at Howard Community College providing supportive services for students with learning disabilities. She enjoyed hiking and exploring many of the national parks. In the past, she was a long-time member of Resurrection-St Paul Catholic church.
She is survived by her beloved husband Dennis, a son Kevin P. Connolly a daughter, Caitlin E. Larson, and sons-in-law, Daniel Weston and Adam I. Larson.
Family will receive friends at the Harry H. Witzke’s Family Funeral Home, 4112 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City, on Thursday, May 5, 2022, from 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.
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