was born in Pennsylvania and moved California in 1949.She was a registered nurse for 20 years, and received her training from West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, Penn.She
moved to Santa Ana, Orange County, with her
husband, who was in the military.They lived there for 25 years. Mrs. Connelly
husband moved to Pine Mountain Lake in 1985.She served as president of the Pine Mountain Lake Ladies Club for two years, as president of Helping Hands of Groveland for one term and as secretary for the Southern Tuolumne County Historical Society for 10 years.
Family members said she
enjoyed playing bridge and doing crossword puzzles.