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International Longshoremen's Association
William I. Connolly, claims manager

William I. Connolly, a retired longshoremen's medical claims manager, died of pneumonia Dec. 18 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Overlea resident was 85. Born in Baltimore and raised on Hamilton Avenue, he was the son of Joseph M. Connolly, a Baltimore Gas and Electric technician, and Christine Ryan, a homemaker. He attended St. Dominic's School and was a 1947 graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School. He remained active with its alumni association and belonged to the Golden Gaels Club. He served in the Army from 1951 to 1953 and was stationed in Augsburg, Germany. Mr. Connolly, who lived in Northeast Baltimore, remained close with a group of boys who played in an alley behind...