Mary Connolly died Jan. 30. She was 74.

Mrs. Connolly was born Jan. 23, 1949, Evergreen Park Ill., to Herman and Edna Voss. She graduated from Aquinas Dominican high school in 1956 and received a bachelor’s degree in education from St. Xavier College in 1961. She married Joseph Walter Connolly in 1964 and they lived in Chicago until moving to Portland in 1973. She taught elementary school.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2005. She is survived by her children, Mary Connolly, Kathleen Lacey (Tad), Janet Connolly-Giwa (Tunde), Peggy Dexter (Jeff) and Sharon Connolly; and six grandchildren.

A service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 16, at St. Therese Church.