I regret to inform you that Matt passed away peacefully in the early morning hours Friday , October 8th, 2021. He heard all your comments before the end. Your thoughts and prayers were enormously appreciated. He will be greatly missed.
His obituary follows:
CONNOLLY, Matthew Thomas, born in Boston May 1, 1939; deceased in Boston
October 8, 2021. Alumnus of Boston College High School, Boston College, and
Boston College Law School where he was a member of the Industrial and Commercial Law Review from 1964-1966. First Lieutenant in United States Marine Corps until October, 1968. Career prosecutor, serving as Deputy District Attorney for Norfolk County. Devoted and dear husband of Maria Wozniuk; extraordinary father of Matthew, Theodore, and Tatiana; exemplary father-in-law of Sharon and John; loving grandfather of Theodore, Corinne, and Matthew. Maintained his sharp intellect and humorous wit to the end; referred to the Obituaries as the Irish Sports Pages. Funeral Mass to be celebrated Friday, October 15, at 11 am, at St Ignatius Church, 28 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, to be followed by a luncheon. The family respectfully requests that all attendees be fully vaccinated and wear a mask. Instead of flowers, please consider a donation in his name to the Roxbury Latin School, 101 St. Theresa Avenue, West Roxbury, MA 02132.