Nellie Marie Conolly
Nellie Marie Conolly
  • September 15, 1922 - February 7, 2015
  • Gasport, New York

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N. Marie Conolly (née Boyle) died peacefully February 7, 2015 in Medina at the age of 92.

Marie is survived by her children Kathleen (Al) and Jeffrey (Steve), siblings, Carl Boyle (Mary) and Carolyn Boyle, both of Medina, many nieces and nephews

She is preceded in death by her late husband Joseph F. Conolly, Jr. and seven other brothers and sisters.

Marie was born on September 15, 1922 in Medina, New York to Frank E. and Mae Boyle. After high school she began working as an office manager in many locations throughout the U. S. for Birdseye Foods. Later she became a licensed health and accident insurance agent in Rochester. After retiring from insurance she became a home health care worker in Orleans county.

Marie was accomplished in all secretarial skills, especially speed typing and bookkeeping. She was a generous, witty and dedicated individual who in her spare time loved bingo and bowling, well into her 80's. She was an active and dedicated member of such organizations as Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Rebekah's, LAFASNY, Orleans County Ladies Auxiliary, Western New York Ladies Auxiliary, Ridgeway VF Ladies Auxiliary and the Episcopal Charities. She held many offices in all the organizations including Noble Grand in Rebekah lodge 263 from 2005-2011 and Chief Matriarch of Grand L.E.A of New York.

A memorial service is scheduled for 1:00pm at St. John's Episcopal Church in Medina, NY on Sunday March 1, 2015, with a reception to follow. Mother Nancy Guenther will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Marie's life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Volunteer Firemen's Home Of The State Of New York, 125 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson, New York 12534, Attn: Administration and please put on your check: In memory of N. Marie Conolly.