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Gertrude Smith Connell
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Birth: unknown
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 2008
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA

Gertrude S. Connell, 87, of 52 Tennyson Drive, Lancaster, PA, died on Saturday, October 18, 2008 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Parkesburg, PA, she was the wife of H. Oliver "Ollie" Connell, and the daughter of the late Harry E. and Maud Wilkinson Smith.

At one time she was employed by Lukens Steel Company in Coatesville as a cost estimator.

She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church where she served on the Altar Guild for over 40 years. She was active in square dancing throughout the county and country and was a former member of the Ballroom Dancing Couples Club.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two children, Harry Oliver Connell, Jr., wife of Patti A. Connell, and Nancy C., wife of William E. Creamer, all of Lancaster, PA; and one grandson, Harry Oliver Connell III husband of Kristina also of Lancaster.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Gertrude's Life Celebration Memorial Service from St. James Episcopal Church, corner of North Duke and Orange Streets, Lancaster, PA, on Wednesday Oct. 22nd at 11:00 AM with The Rev. Stanley F. Imboden and the Rev. Mary Martha Solbak officiating. Interment will follow at the Memorial Garden at St. James Episcopal Church. The family will receive friends at the church following the service. Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in Gertrude's memory to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Dr., P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125. Fred F. Groff, Inc.

Lancaster Newspapers, Lancaster PA
October 20, 2008 
Saint James Episcopal Church Cemetery
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Carolyn Y Lowe Shifflett
Record added: Oct 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30695462
Gertrude <i>Smith</i> Connell
Added by: Carolyn Y Lowe Shifflett
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I miss you so much Gertrude and certainly do miss all the hours we spent together on the alter guild, those really WERE the good old days,, Be happy in heaven, God bless you always,,,
- A long time friend
 Added: Jul. 28, 2012
Rest in peace Gertrude.
- Passing Stranger
 Added: Mar. 10, 2009

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