Vera “Ruth” McConnell
Vera “Ruth” McConnell (nee McInnis), formerly of Winchester, passed away after a lengthy illness on Nov. 14, 2004 at the Woodland Villa in Long Sault. She was 86.
She was born on April 24, 1918 in Matilda Township to the late Charles William McInnis and Ethel Viola McIntosh. She was predeceased by husband John Ormond McConnell whom she married on March 31, 1956 in Kingston. She was formerly a payroll keeper and accountant for Ontario Hydro and the Township of Winchester.
She is survived by her children Bonnie MacGregor (James) and William (Lisa); grandchildren Christina Clontz (Christopher), Wynne Stevenson (Andrew) and Shelby McConnell; and great-grandchildren Logan and Bretton Clontz. She was the sister of Thelma Metcalf (Gord), Mike McInnis (Isabel) and was predeceased by Erle and Landon. She was the sister-in-law of Vera McInnis and Elizabeth Marshall.
She was past matron of moonlight Chapter #224, a charter memberof Winchester Chapter #310 OES, and was a life member of Winchester United Church.
The funeral service will be held at Byers Funeral Home in South Mountain, on Nov. 17, at 11 am with Pastor Andre Lauzon officiating. Interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery will follow.
Pallbearers are Tim Fletcher, Mike Bumbaco, Rob Horton, John McConnell, Steve Gibson and Wayne Burns.