Connie L. West, 77, picked up her wings and went home to heaven on March 28, 2016. She was born on May 13, 1938 in Vienna, Pennsylvania and was 1 of 3 children to Joseph & Ocie Clemens. Connie married James West on March 23, 1957. She worked for over 30 years at Moore & Moore Insurance in Palmetto. Connie is survived by her 3 children, Patricia Rittenhouse, Michelle (Robert) Ash and James (Charlene) West II. They blessed her with 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren with 2 more on the way. A Funeral Mass Celebrating Connie's life will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2016, 9:30am at The Holy Cross Catholic Church in Palmetto. In lieu of flowers the family wishes all memorial contributions be made to the Grotto of Mary at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 505 26th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221 in Connie's memory.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Mar. 31, 2016