On Friday, April 5, 2013, Vernon T. Connell, age 89, of West View. Beloved husband of Katherine (Dobson) Connell; beloved father of Vernon P. Connell; brother of Porter Rickley, Ronald Rickley, and Marlene Cernansky; also survived by nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Church of the Assumption, 45 N. Sprague Avenue, Bellevue, PA 15202, on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. Interment, with Military Honors will follow in Allegheny County Memorial Park, McCandless Township. Vernon was a US Army veteran of WWII. He was a Technical Sergeant with the Headquarters Company, 106th Infantry Division. He served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater where he received many decorations and citations, including two Bronze Stars. Contributions may be made to the Church of the Assumption. Arrangements by the LAWRENCE T. MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 460 Lincoln Avenue, Bellevue.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Apr. 7, 2013