Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Obituary - Patricia L. McConnell, 75, of Jersey Shore, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018

Patricia L. (Miller) McConnell
August 24, 1942 ~ January 20, 2018

Patricia L. McConnell, 75, of Jersey Shore, passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at UPMC Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born August 24, 1942, in Altoona, she was a daughter to the late Leslie Lamont Miller and the former Rita C. Baker. 

Patricia was a graduate of Cresson Joint High School and the Harrisburg Business School. Earlier in her life she was employed by the Jersey Shore School District, and as a cake decorator for Weis Markets in Jersey Shore. She was active in the Jersey Shore Senior Center and a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. She enjoyed playing bingo, and for many years she was a member of the Church of Saint Luke and the Altar and Rosary Society.

Surviving are her husband, Francis W. McConnell, they were united in marriage Nov. 23, 1963. Also surviving are a son, Michael D. McConnell, of Turbotville; daughters, Leslie K. Benshoff, of Milton, Kelly P. (Scott) Alleman, of Milton, and Shawna L. (Matthew) Starbuck, of Raleigh, N.C.; a brother, Leonard P. Miller, of Tallahassee, Fla.; a sister, Judith (Robert) Conway, of Cresson, Pa.; 9 grandchildren; a step great-grandchildren; and her beloved pets, Hemy, Missy and Sassy. 

A memorial mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, at the Church of St. Luke, 118 Kendall Ave., Jersey Shore. Friends may call from 10 a.m. Friday morning until the time of service at church. Father Bert Kozen will officiate.

Fredrick B. Welker Funeral Home

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