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Robert Emmitt Connell

February 8, 1943 ~ June 10, 2019 (age 76)


Robert Emmitt Connell, Jr., 76, husband of Mary Caren Elder Connell, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019.

Born in Clarksburg, WV, he was the son of the late Genevieve Barron and Robert Emmitt Connell, Sr.

Mr. Connell was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. Prior to retirement, he worked as a manager at Georgia Pacific and Norboard.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, Bobby Connell and wife, Sheri, of Johnson City, TN and Tim Connell and wife, Ginger, of The Woodlands, TX; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sisters, Michele Llaneza of Charlotte, NC and Colleen Thompson of Milford, DE.

He was preceded in death by his son, Mike Connell.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 12:10 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Clarksburg, WV.

Memorials may be made to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 8 Gillan Drive, Simpsonville, SC  29680.

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June 12, 2019

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast
1604 North East Main Street
Simpsonville, SC 29681

Funeral Mass
June 13, 2019

12:10 PM
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church
8 Gillin Drive
Simpsonville, SC 29680

June 15, 2019

9:00 AM
Holy Cross Cemetery
279 Marshall Street
Clarksburg, wv 26301

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