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Elizabeth M. Connelly
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  • Sacred Heart School
    ATTN: Msgr. Doyle
    1739 Ferry Avenue
    Camden, NJ 08104

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Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
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“So sorry for your loss, Maureen. You and your family are in my prayers. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy Green - West Deptford, NJ

“A wonderful woman who took care not only her family but her famlies friends. Ill never forget the many summers we hung at the 24th street bay house....Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Beth Campanella - Avalon, NJ

“Deepest condolences and the assurance of our prayers. May she rest in God's peace! ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Nicholas Danze - Woodbury Heights, NJ

“I am so deeply saddened by Betty's passing, she was so sweet and kind. I always enjoyed her visits to the dentist, I miss you both Jim.My deepest...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Keating - South Dennis,, NJ

“Kathy, so sorry for the loss of your mom.God Bless your family. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jeff Lyons - Mantua, NJ - Friend

“Maureen, your family has a beautiful angel watching over you. May you find peace, The Mondel Family ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Heather Mondel - Depends, NJ

“I'm so sorry. I'll miss Betty a lot. We met in 2001 in Bridge Lessons in Avalon and we've been friends ever since. I'm thinking of you Jim, Renee...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Peggy Jane Graham - Cape May, NJ


Elizabeth Mary Connelly
August 30, 1932 – June 27, 2017

Elizabeth M. Connelly, 84, of Cape May Court House, NJ, passed away peacefully on June 27, 2017 surrounded by her family.

Born in Asbury Park, NJ on August 30, 1932, Betty was raised by her parents Francis Roney and Elizabeth Traum in Philadelphia, PA along with her two brothers, John "Jack" and Robert Roney.

At the age of 15, Betty met her husband James Edward Connelly, Jr. while attending Little Flower High School. Betty and Jim were married on June 19, 1954. They settled in Stratford, NJ where they raised their six children. The family spent their summers in Avalon, NJ and Jim and Betty eventually retired to her beloved seashore.

Betty is predeceased by her brothers.

Betty is survived by her loving husband James E. Connelly, Jr. and her six children: Kathleen Beaty and husband Robert of Abington, PA; James E. Connelly, III of Dennisville, NJ; Dorothy Buchanan of Cape May Court House, NJ; Maureen Zweigle and husband Carl of Sewell, NJ; Michael and wife Kathleen of Thornton, PA; and Elizabeth "Lisa" Brown and husband Russell of Beachwood, NJ. In addition Betty is survived by her 20 grandchildren. Betty was the best Mom-Mom!

Viewing will be held on Monday, July 3, 2017 from 9:00 to 10:45 a.m. at Our Lady of the Angels Church, 35 East Mechanic Street, Cape May Court House, followed by the Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Cape May County Veterans Cemetery will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Msgr. Doyle at Sacred Heart School, 1739 Ferry Avenue, Camden, NJ 08104 to be used for tuition assistance.