Warren H. Connell
formerly of Chelmsford, MA: 87
RAYMOND, NH -- Warren H. Connell, 87, died peacefully at Langdon Place of Exeter on June 17, 2013. He was born on October 3, 1925 in Somerville, MA, the son of the late William and Mary (Copithorne) Connell.
A resident of Chelmsford, MA from 1954-1997, he also formerly resided in Ellenton, FL before moving to Raymond six years ago. He served in the United States Navy
during World War II
, and was formerly employed by NE Telephone (now Verizon), where he worked as a maintenance foreman and Boston area supervisor. He was a member of the "Telephone Pioneers" and also the William Sewell Gardner Masonic Lodge and King Solomon Masonic Lodge in Somerville, MA.
Warren was a steadfast loyal and loving husband father and friend. He enjoyed many activities including travelling, ocean cruises, camping, snowmobiling, and playing cards and cribbage.
He was predeceased by his wife Jean (Patterson) Connell who died in 2003. Family members include two sons, William D. Connell of Cincinnati, OH and Jeffrey P. Connell of San Jose, CA; two daughters, Joan E. Walton and her husband Stewart of Westford, MA and Ann L. Bennett of Raymond, NH; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
CONNELL -- Private Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Brewitt Funeral Home, 2 Epping St., Raymond, NH is assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the
, Greater NH Chapter, 10 Ferry St., Suite 419, Concord, NH 03301.
For more information, please visit www.brewittfuneralhome.com