Born on April 20, 1936. Passed away on November 2, 2021.

Passed away peacefully, aged 85 years.
Adored husband of Jean (dec). Loved father and father-in-law of Kathryn; Richard (dec) and Stephanie; Glenn and Jane; and Paul (dec). Poppy of Michael and Indya; and Alex.

Reunited with the love of his life, Jean.

Funeral Notice

Service: Friday November 12, 2021

The Funeral of Mr. James Connley will be held in the Chapel at Wesley Place, 15 Skene Street, Colac on Friday, November 12, 2021 commencing at 11am.

For those who are unable to attend, click here to view the live-stream.

Due to the updated Covid restrictions, funeral seating is limited.
If you are wishing to attend, please allow yourself enough time to check-in and to show our staff your valid proof of vaccination or exemption. 

17 tributes Leave your tribute

  1. Back with Jean. Rest in Peace Jim. Condolences to his family.

    Wilma Purdie November 4 2021 3:21 pm
  2. A true gentleman who will be very sadly missed

    Anthony Hutchins November 5 2021 6:47 am
  3. A much loved Brother, Brother-in-Law and Uncle Jim. Forever in our hearts and our thoughts and love to Kathryn, Glenn and family.
    Now at rest.
    Love, your Sydney family, Brother John, Christine, Joanna, Lisa and families.

    John Preston November 5 2021 4:37 pm
  4. Deepest sympathy to Glenn, Jane and Family and to Kathryn .
    Finally reunited with his precious Jean.

    With love from Gretchen and family

    Gretchen Egan November 5 2021 6:10 pm
  5. Rest easy Jimmy … a wonderful man … United with his beautiful jean … condolences to his children and families 🙏💚💚💚💚💚💚

    Joanne Costello November 5 2021 7:37 pm
  6. Will always have fond memories of Jim in my classes at Bluewater. You were certainly a character! Rest in Peace Jimmy, you’re finally reunited with the love of your life, Jean X

    Heather Smith November 5 2021 8:52 pm
  7. RIP jimmy you would be happy now you always spoke of your wife and now you are together again , my heart goes out to the rest of the family 🍪❤️🌹🍺

    Jo hughes November 5 2021 10:19 pm
  8. Deepest sympathy to all Jimmie’s family, such a lovely gentleman, reunited with his much loved and missed soul mate Jean RIP Jimmy.

    Julie Campbell November 6 2021 8:09 am
  9. Reunited with Jean, deepest sympathy to all the family

    Kaye Burrell November 6 2021 8:24 am
  10. True gentleman always up for a good I’ll laugh and crack a joke, Deepest Sympathy to all the families RIP JIM from Kay and family 💞💞💞💞💞💞

    Kay Bellchambers November 6 2021 10:32 am
  11. Rest in peace, Jimmy. We had great fun and laughter with your early morning deliveries. Condolences to the family
    John Judy Reynolds

    John Reynolds November 6 2021 10:57 am
  12. Rest easy uncle Jimmy, You brought joy, happiness and laughter to all who met you.

    Love from the Bentley family

    Jaymin Bentley November 6 2021 4:59 pm
  13. RIP Jimmy. Condolences to the family. A true gentleman at rest. Heaven will be busy with chats and laughter. Karen Slater.

    Karen Slater November 6 2021 6:41 pm
  14. Please accept our Deepest sympathy, we have many happy memories of Jimmy , The family loved the lollies he,always had in his,pocket… His happy smile was,always a welcome to all of us….Very sadly missed.

    Mike. Halloran November 6 2021 7:54 pm
  15. Jim always had a big smile and was up for a yarn.
    Back with Jean now.
    Condolences to Kathryn, Glen and family.
    RIP Jim.

    Paul Robb

    Paul Robb November 8 2021 11:25 am
  16. Remembering happy times spent together with The Connleys and the Bennetts. Those were the days my friend. Our love the Kathryn, Glenn , Jane and Alex also Jimmy’s extended family. Fond memories, Lorraine, John and Lindey. Jan, Jo, Emily, Ally and Ethan.

    Lorraine Bennett November 8 2021 4:29 pm
  17. Loving memories of dear Jim, we loved him dearly.
    Love to Kathryn, Glenn & family. X
    Marion Kruger & family

    Shiona McMahon November 14 2021 10:17 am

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