Joseph M. Connell

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Joseph M. Connell

Joseph M. Connell, age 39, of Wilmington, passed away tragically with his wife, Olga Raitina Connell, on September 22, 2013.

Joe was a graduate of Brandywine High School and the co-owner of C&S Automotive Repair. He married the love of his life, Olga, on June 7, 2013 in the Virgin Islands. Joe enjoyed fishing, boating, motorsports, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. He was always willing to lend a helping hand and he was known to give the best hugs. He will be missed.

Joseph is survived by his mother, Millicent (Mickie) Keller and her husband Jerry; father, Thomas W. Connell and his wife Bonnie; brother, John T. Connell and his wife Stephanie; sisters, Kelly Connell and Debbie Steinken Gallucio; nephews, Dylan and Jameson; nieces, Mackenzie, Shannon, Darby, Jacklyn and Brittny; and special family friend Mabel Valko.

A memorial service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday October 5, 2013 at CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington where friends may call from 10:00 am to noon.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Friends of Bellevue, c/o 800 Carr Road, Wilmington, DE 19809.

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Published in The News Journal from Sept. 29 to Sept. 30, 2013