Elizabeth (Mae) McConnell, 100, died at home with family by her side on July 2.
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Born on March 23, 1914 in Newark, she lived there most of her life until moving to Rockaway Twp.
McConnell was a crossing guard for the Newark Police Dept. for 27 years, working on the corner of Park Avenue and North 7th St., until retiring in 1982.
She was a parishioner of St. Clements Church in Rockaway Township.
McConnell is survived by her daughter, Arlene J. Patruno and her husband, Joseph, of Rockaway Twp.; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Lyla Weller and husband, Paul, of Bradenton Fla.
She was predeceased by her brothers, Joseph, Arthur, Frank and Harry; and sisters, Catherine and Eleanor.
Services were conducted by the Bermingham Funeral Home in Wharton. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to her favorite charity,
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated.
Bermingham Funeral Home - Wharton
216 South Main Street Wharton, NJ 07885
Published in Neighbor News on July 23, 2014