Paul J. Connolly, 79, of Mattapoisett died July 26, 2018 at Tobey Hospital after a long illness.
He was the husband of the late Carol A. (Burke) Connolly.
Born and raised in Waltham, the son of the late Joseph J. and Marie E. (Belliveau) Connolly, he lived in Mattapoisett for over 35 years. He wintered in Venice, FL.
Mr. Connolly was formerly employed as a chemical engineer at Poloraid for many years until retirement.
He was an artist. He enjoyed oil painting and golf.
Mr. Connolly played football for Boston College.
He served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his son, Sean Connolly of Wareham; and a daughter, Robin Connolly and her husband Kevin Kearns of Natick, MA; and several nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Walter Connolly, Joseph Connolly, Jr. and Marie Connolly and the grandson of the late Adam Chase Connolly.
Private arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6) Mattapoisett. For online guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.