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Michael David Connolly Obituary

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Michael David Connolly

Poulsbo, Western Australia

September 3, 1945 - May 28, 2024

Michael David Connolly Obituary

Michael David Connolly, 77, of Poulsbo, Washington, died May 28th, 2024 in Silverdale, Washington.


A memorial service will be held at The Stone Chapel in Poulsbo, Washington on Friday, June 21st at 4pm.


Michael was born September 3rd, 1945 to Mathew and Elizabeth Connolly in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jean Connolly; son, David Connolly and wife Christina of Poulsbo, WA; daughter, Michele Hoyer and husband Carl of Bothell, WA; his sister, Pat Chaterdon; and two grandchildren.


Michael served in Army during Vietnam before becoming a lawyer in New York City. In 1976, he moved his family to Bremerton where he spent 30 years at Olympic College as VP of Administrative Services. He helped to transform the college into what it is today. In addition, he served as the trustee of Bremer’s Trust for 28 years. He was also a member of Rotary in Bremerton. Outside of work Michael loved to travel with his wife Jean, visiting over twenty different countries plus annual trips to Hawaii. He was an avid reader, loved to cook and enjoyed woodworking in his spare time. But, most of all he was a dedicated family man and loving husband.


Michael was a kind man with a big heart and a great smile. He will be missed.


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Michael David Connolly hosted by Lewis Funeral Chapel.

Michael David Connolly, 77, of Poulsbo, Washington, died May 28th, 2024 in Silverdale, Washington.


A memorial service will be held at The Stone Chapel in Poulsbo, Washington on Friday, June 21st at 4pm.


Michael was born September 3rd, 1945 to Mathew and Elizabeth Connolly in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jean Connolly; son, David Connolly and wife Christina of Poulsbo, WA; daughter, Michele Hoyer and husband Carl of Bothell, WA; his sister, Pat Chaterdon; and two grandchildren.


Michael served in Army during Vietnam before becoming a lawyer in New York City. In 1976, he moved his family to Bremerton where he spent 30 years at Olympic College as VP of Administrative Services. He helped to transform the college into what it is today. In addition, he served as the trustee of Bremer’s Trust for 28 years. He was also a member of Rotary in Bremerton. Outside of work Michael loved to travel with his wife Jean, visiting over twenty different countries plus annual trips to Hawaii. He was an avid reader, loved to cook and enjoyed woodworking in his spare time. But, most of all he was a dedicated family man and loving husband.


Michael was a kind man with a big heart and a great smile. He will be missed.


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Michael David Connolly hosted by Lewis Funeral Chapel.

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