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 George Alexander Connell

George Alexander Connell

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
Death 10 Dec 1993 (aged 70)
Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 52368 · View Source
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He was married to Marilee Rocco (1917-2006) on May 16, 1948.

Deseret News
Monday, Dec. 13 1993

George A. Connell, 70, died December 10, 1993 in Washington City with cancer.

Born August 24, 1923 in Las Vegas, Nevada to Arthur Henry and Marvel Wulfenstein Connell. On May 16, 1948 he married Marilee Rocco in Las Vegas.He was a locomotive engineer and retired in 1980. In the summer months, he was an engineer on the Heber Creeper. World War II veteran serving in the Navy. Member of Milford National Jeep Search and Rescue, Milford Civil Air Patrol, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Elks Lodge #1743 in St. George.

Survivors include his wife, daughter, son, four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a sister.

Funeral Tuesday, December 14, 1993, 11 a.m. at Metcalf Mortuary Chapel, 300 West St. George Blvd. Visitation on Monday, 7-8 p.m. and Tuesday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to services.

Interment in Washington City Cemetery with Military Honors under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary.


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  • Maintained by: Max Turpin
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52368
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Alexander Connell (24 Aug 1923–10 Dec 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52368, citing Washington City Cemetery, Washington, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Max Turpin (contributor 46863402) .