Elizabeth A. McConnell 1942-2019

GIRARD — Elizabeth A. McConnell, 76, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.

Elizabeth was born Oct. 8, 1942, in Youngstown, the daughter of the late Andrew and Mary Paolone Shiley.

She had worked for St. Elizabeth as a registered nurse and retired after 15 years.

Elizabeth was a member of Pleasant Valley Church and was a big part of the Girard Band Boosters for many years. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Elizabeth leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 44 years, George W. McConnell, whom she married May 10, 1975; her children, Brian (Irish) McConnell of Girard and Chad McConnell of Hubbard; sister, Norma Simmons of Girard; brother, Andrew Shiley of Westchester; and a granddaughter, Isabella.

Funeral services will be held at10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Blackstone Funeral Home. The family will receive relatives and friends 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

The family suggests any memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, Tenn., 38105 in Elizabeth’s memory.

Visit www.blackstonefuneralhome.com to view this obituary and to send any expressions of sympathy to the McConnell family.

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