George McConnell

George A. McConnell

1914 - 2010

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George A. McConnell "Bud" Age 95, of Scotia, NY, formerly of Elmira, died Monday, January 25, 2010 at Baptist Health Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Bud was born November 10, 1914 in New York City, the son of George and Catherine (Gallagher) McConnell. He is predeceased by his wife Dorothy Sweeney McConnell and niece Irene C. Hinks. Bud is survived by his sister, Grace T. McConnell of Schenectady, NY; stepchildren, Michael J. Sweeney of Albany, NY, Gerald E. Sweeney of Cohoes, NY, and Jo Ellen Sweeney of Elmira; nephews, Steven G. Berninger and William C. McConnell; nieces, Catherine B. Kukan, Constance G. Boler, and Eileen M. Taylor; along with 6 grandchildren; and numerous grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Bud was a dedicated and heroic fireman, for the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) for 28 years, retiring in 1966. Friends and family are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of Water and Walnut Sts., on Friday, January 29, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, January 30, 2010 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Elmira. Interment will follow at St. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bud's name may be directed to Catholic Relief Services, c/o Catholic Charities, 40 North Main Avenue, Albany, NY 12203.
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Saturday
30
January

Interment at: St. Peter And Paul's Cemetery

12:00 pm
Saturday, January 30, 2010
St. Peter And Paul's Cemetery
623 Franklin Street
Elmira, New York, United States
Sunday
31
January

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Sunday, January 31, 2010
St. Mary's Church
224 Franklin St
Elmira, New York, United States
Service Time: 10:00 AM