MacConnell, Catherine Rose
Jun. 26, 1921 - Jun. 6, 2013
Catherine Rose MacConnell was born June 26, 1921 in Baltimore, Maryland to George and Elizabeth Manly. She raised her family in Staten Island, New York where she was a nurse's aid and owned Mac's Deli and Mac's Laundry Mat with late husband Elam "Buddy" MacConnell. Catherine is survived by children, Patricia Benson, Ronald, Donald, Kathy Calello, Jay, Robyn Knesel, Rory and deceased son, Robert MacConnell. Also survived by son-in-laws Samuel Calello and Jude Knesel and daughter-in-laws, Jennifer and Bonnie MacConnell. She had 17 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She was a lifelong member of the Order of the Eastern Star, past matron of Great Kills Chapter and member of Bradenton Chapter #87, as well as a member of Sahib Ladies of the Oriental Shrine, past member of Redeemer Lutheran Church and member of Trinity Lutheran Bradenton. Viewing will be at Toale Brothers Funeral Home 53rd St/SR 70, Bradenton on Saturday, June 8th. Friends will be received 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church at 1:00 PM, 2200 26th St W, Bradenton, 34205 on Saturday June 8. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Shriners Hospitals, C/O Sahib Recorder, 600 Beneva Rd., Sarasota, FL 34232.