John J. Conneally

Pine Bush


John J. Conneally, a retired Bus inspector for Queens Transit Bus Company and longtime resident of the area, passed away on Friday November 13, 2020 at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown. He was 90. 

The son of the ate Thomas Conneally and Margaret Quinn Conneally, he was born at home on October 27, 1930 in Bronx, NY. A Veteran, John served his country in the US Navy from 1951-1954.  He married his wife, Pat and they moved to Glendale, NY to raise a family. They retired to Fort Myers, Florida and had many wonderful years living in Pine Ridge.  Four years ago they became residents of  Pine Bush, NY  to live closer to their family.  This year they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. 

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Patricia at home, children; Patricia Stackpole and her husband Edward of Pine Bush and Catherine Brunetti of Wallkill. John is also survived by his 5 grandchildren; Melissa Iudici and her husband Michael, Edward Stackpole and his wife Hanna, Meghan Cronin and her husband Justin, Lauren Nemeth and her husband Stefan and Joseph Brunetti, 5 great grandchildren; Michael, Kerianne, Emersyn, Jasper, and Justin, sister; Peggy Newcomen. John is further survived by many nieces and nephews, and is predeceased by his brothers, Thomas, Michael, and Leo Conneally, and his sister, Lily Laffey and Noreen Gould. 

Visitation will be offered on Tuesday November 17, 2020 from 2-5pm at the William M. Gagan Funeral Home Inc. 1525 Burlingham Rd. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday November 18, 2020 at 10am at the Church of the Infant Saviour in Pine Bush with Fr. Niranjan Rodrigo officiating. Burial will take place with Full Military honors  in New Prospect Cemetery.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions capacity is limited. Face mask and social distance requirements mandated by NYS are in effect. 

To leave an online condolence please visit 


No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment