Mary Ann Connolly, of Naples, FL, passed away unexpectedly on November 4, 2019. She was born in Valley Stream, NY, in July, 1944 to Justin Connolly and Clara Fritt Connolly. She graduated with honors from Valley Stream Central High School and earned a B.A. from Hofstra University. Mary Ann retired from both Pan Am and American Express as a Rate Specialist. A seasoned world traveler, she was primarily responsible for United Nations staff travel and was known as “the best in the business”. She enjoyed her bowling team and will be missed by lifelong friends including Lorry, Holly, Bobbi, Doris, Patti, Gunna, and her beloved pup, Ambrose. She is survived by her brother Bob (Pat) of San Diego, her nephews, Michael (Sherri) of Springfield, VA, and John (Jennifer) of Santa Barbara, three grand nieces, one grand nephew, and numerous NY cousins. A Memorial Mass is being planned for December at St Agnes in Naples, with internment on Long Island. Contributions in Mary Ann's memory may be made to Pebblebrooke Animal Hospital, 15215 Collier Blvd., #312, Naples FL 34119.
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