In Memory of Charles Connelly

Name: Charles Connelly
Spouse: Mitsuyo Connelly
Children: Marie, Kendrick, Lena, Kaye
Birth Date: January 5, 1955
Blessed Date: October 14, 1982
Ascension Date: March 2, 2020

Charles “Chuck” Connelly was born to Gerard and Marie in Peterborough, Ontario Canada. Raised Catholic, he always had a generous, compassionate heart.

As a young adult, he traveled to Southern California seeking the “safe warmth of LA” that The Mamas & The Papas sang about. He joined the Unification Movement and fundraised by working in a holistic nutrition shop and managing a real estate company, until he was Blessed in marriage with his wife Mitsuyo in Korea in 1982.

Chuck and Mitsuyo relocated to Seattle, Washington where they started their family. Missing the sunny climate of California, they migrated back south where they would plant their roots; growing their family and Chuck discovering and developing his entrepreneurial passion for glove development and design.

On March 2nd, 2020, after 10 years of battling ailment after ailment, he passed away peacefully surrounded by what was most important to him: his family.

Chuck is survived by his wife of 37 years Mitsuyo, his children Marie, Ken, Lena, Kaye, and his siblings Chris, Tom, and Kerry.

Seonghwa Ceremony
Date: Saturday, March 14 at 10:00 AM (Viewing at 9:00 AM)
Location: O’Connor Mortuary – 25301 Alicia Pkwy, Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Address for the Family
459 Avendia Sevilla, Unit A, Laguna Woods, CA 92673

Comments (2)

  • William Repke


    Chuck and I fundraised together in Southern California in the 70’s. He was a great brother, very dedicated and very hard working. I still have pictures from that time. Prayers for his smooth transition and condolences to his family.


  • Mitsuyo


    Dear William
    Thank you for your prayer for Chuck and Family.


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