Margaret Anna Connolly


Margaret Anna Connolly of Walton passed away early Feb. 18, 2024, with her family by her side.

Margaret Marnie, as most knew her, was born Jan. 14, 1959. She is the daughter of the late William Arthur Ruffell Sr. and Margaret Rose Ruffell, currently of Pawling.

Marnie is survived by her four daughters: Margaret (Robert) Bullis, Catherine Goldbar and her partner Dawn Jorett, Lisa Marie Connolly, and Terriann Connolly. Her most prized possessions, her grandchildren: Darenlee Thompson and girlfriend Kassdi Northrup, Jamielyn Shelton and boyfriend Dakota Mann, Carl Shelton, Elizabeth Bullis and boyfriend Devante Lance, and Zachary Bullis; William, Joseph, Thomas and Parker Regg, Jacob Black, Lloyd Hunt III, Robert Connolly, and Taylor Bullis; great-grandson Dutton Michael Shelton, and soon to be great-granddaughter Dakota Margaret Mann; special friends Sallie and Paul Sargent; sister-in-law Cathy Ruffell, brothers James (Donna) Ruffell, Joseph (Laurie) Ruffell, Dell (Richy) Bosser, and Helen Kay (Gary) Tompkins, as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family would like to thank the staff at Chestnut Park Rehab and Nursing Center for their amazing care and ability to make her last days and hours on this earth peaceful.

Calling hours will be held Friday, Feb. 23, from 4 - 6 p.m., with a service starting at 4.

Arrangements are with Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend Street, Walton. Expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting