CONNELLY Anthony Lawrence "Tony Jr." Connelly of Red Deer passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2007 at the age of 52 years. Tony was born in Hanna, AB, but made Red Deer his home. Tony will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Lori, and two daughters: Kendra (Bryan) Reist, and Tara (Alec) Bickley. He was a proud grandfather to four grandchildren: Emilee, Jayden, Grace, and Holly. Tony's memory will be further cherished by his parents, Tony and Eileen Connelly, and four brothers: Dennis, Michael (Van), Kevin (Vivian), Kel (Jennifer) as well as one sister, Patricia (Don) Ankerman. Everyone who knew Tony, cherished his great sense of humor as well as great ability to make everyone feel comfortable with his wonderful stories. He was also known to be a vehicle enthusiast. A Prayer Service will be held on Friday, February 2nd, 2007 at Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67A Street, Red Deer, AB at 7:00 p.m. Those wishing to pay their last respects may do so from 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. preceding the Funeral Mass. A Funeral Mass for Tony Connelly will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church, #6 McMillan Avenue, Red Deer, AB on Saturday, February 3rd, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Gary Lee, Celebrant. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations remembering the life of Tony Connelly may be made to the charity of one's choice. Condolences can be forwarded to the family at In living memory of Tony Connelly, a tree will be planted in the Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium Memorial Tree Park, Red Deer County, AB.

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