Keith Connolly

  • Born: August 21, 1965
  • Died: January 28, 2020
  • Location: Pelham, New York

Pelham Funeral Home

64 Lincoln Ave
Pelham, NY 10803

Tel. (914) 738-1060

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving husband

It is with great sadness that the family of Keith J. Connolly announces his passing on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 after a sudden illness. He was 54. Keith was born on August 21,1965 and raised by Sean and Annette Connolly in Galway City, Ireland. He was a proud graduate of St. Endas School, National University of Ireland, Galway and Queens University in Belfast, where he received his MBA. Keith came to New York, in 1990, where he held positions at Muller Data and Thomson Financial. He later moved to Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, where he worked for 22 years, eventually becoming Managing Director & General Manager, Real Estate Finance Department, Americas Division. He was proud of his Irish roots and made many trips back with his family.

Keith will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father, son, brother, uncle and nephew. He was caring, thoughtful, playful and fun. He had a terrific sense of humor. He was an avid reader of history and politics and loved a good debate. Keith enjoyed grilling and cooking Sunday dinners. He was a big fan of both soccer and rugby and a member of the New York Athletic Club. He was a true friend to everyone he knew.

He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Sarah (Moulton) and his two greatest gifts, Georgia and Katie. He is also survived by his mother, Annette Connolly, brother Alan Connolly (Laurenda), sister Yvette Quinn (Joe), mother-in-law Gail Moulton, brother-in-law Bill Moulton (Heather), and adoring extended family. Keith was predeceased by his father, Sean Connolly and his father-in-law, William H. Moulton.

To honor Keith's life, a service will be held on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 10 am at Huguenot Memorial Church, 901 Pelhamdale Ave, Pelham, NY. Viewing and commitment will be private.

A fund is being established to support the future educational needs of his children. For more information, please email


Condolence & Memory Journal

Having had the pleasure and honor of knowing Keith for 20 years together at Sumitomo, I was deeply saddened to hear of his sudden passing.

My deepest condolences and prayers go out to his family.

Posted by David Buck - Emerson, NJ - coworker   February 07, 2020

Keith was a warm and wonderful friend to all of us at Resmark for 20 years. We send our sincere condolences to the family. Keith, we will miss you. Rob Goodman (on behalf of myself and all of my colleagues).

Posted by Rob Goodman - Los Angeles, CA - Friend   February 04, 2020

My deepest condolences to Sarah, Georgia and Katie and all of his family. He was always so fun to be around. Sending you big hugs. Love, Laura Cameron Hale

Posted by Laura Hale - Bronxville, NY - Friend   February 03, 2020

My sincere & deepest condolences to everyone on your loss.

Posted by Michael Peloso - Rutherford, NJ - Coworker   February 03, 2020

My sincerest sympathy to you and your family. I'm proud of our past six years in READ.

Posted by Hideo Notsu - Hartsdale, NY - Coworker   February 02, 2020

My deepest sympathies to Sarah , Georgia and Katie on Keith's passing . I knew Keith since College in 1985 when we solved all the worlds problems or so we thought . Stayed with him for a holiday in his first summer in New York 1990 . Great Guy great memories .
May he rest in peace .


Posted by John McCormack - Galway - friend   January 30, 2020

Sadly missed. Can't believe Keith is gone. Condolences to Sarah, Georgia and Katie.

Posted by CONLETH BERRY - MILTON, MA - Friend   January 30, 2020

Sincerest sympathy to Sarah,Georgia & Katie at your loss of the best husband & Dad in the world Thoughts & Prayers

Posted by John O Donovan - Galway - Friend   January 29, 2020

I cannot believe that Keith has passed on. I grew up with Keith in Galway and we used to hit the town 25 years ago, Keith lived in Brooklyn and I lived in NJ. Condolences to all of his family on both sides of the pond.

Posted by Mike O'Gara - Gorey, Ireland, NH - Friend   January 29, 2020

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