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CONNELL, Kevin Peter Rye, NH – Kevin Peter Connell, 76, died February 19, 2017. Beloved son of the late Lawrence and Miriam (Cunningham) Connell. Raised in Newton, MA. Graduate of St. Sebastian's School in Needham, MA, and attended Holy Cross. Graduate of Georgetown University with a degree in Economics and History. Managed Clyde's Restaurant in Georgetown. Key advance man for the 1968 Presidential campaign of Robert F. Kennedy & organizer for George McGovern's reelection. Member of the Washington Forum consulting firm. Established and operated The Yellow Brick Bank restaurant in Shepherdstown, WV. Opened several more restaurants including in NH, The Grill and True Blue Cafe (now Poco's), and The Marina Cafe (now Latitudes). Survivors include his son Keper Connell and daughter-in-law Andree Connell of Rye, his former wife Marianne Pernold of Portsmouth, his brother Lawrence Connell and sister-in-law Linda Connell of Rye Beach, his brother Anthony James Connell of East Kingston, and his nieces Rachel Connell of Portsmouth, and Elizabeth Connell Nielsen of Novato, CA. Celebration of Kevin's life, Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 1pm-5pm at his home in Rye at 240 Washington Road. Memorial donations to the Rye Conservation Committee, c/o Rye Town Hall, 10 Central Rd., Rye, NH 03870. Please visit www.RemickGendron.com to view Kevin's memorial website and read his complete obituary, to sign his tribute wall or for directions.

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Published in The Boston Globe on Feb. 28, 2017
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