Thomas A. McConnell

Born: Sat., Feb. 18, 1928
Died: Wed., Apr. 27, 2011


9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tue., May 03, 2011
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11:00 AM Tue., May 03, 2011

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Thomas A. McConnell, 83, of Sebring, Florida, passed away Wednesday, April 27,
2011, at his home.  He was born February 18, 1928, to Louis and Lilly (Plummer)
McConnell in Clinton, Indiana, and had been a resident of Sebring since 1997,
coming from Clinton. He was a Supervisor at Ely Lilly and Company and was a
veteran of the U.S. Army, 11th Airborne Division, serving during the Korean War.
He was a member of American Legion Post 69, where he served as the
Sergeant-at-Arms and was named Legionnaire of the Year for 2005-2006. 
He was also a former member of the 40 and 8.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty A. McConnell of Sebring; sons,
Michael McConnell, Princeton, IN and Thomas McConnell, Clinton, IN; daughter,
Nancy (Quentin) Ave, Clinton, in; sister, Jackie Mautino, Clinton, IN; nine
grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his
sisters, Lillie Partain and Ethel McConnell and brothers, Robert McConnell and
John Newkirk.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at Frist Funeral Home from 9:00-11:00am.
Services will start at 11:00am.  Military Rites will be performed by American
Legion #140, & VFW Post #6643. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the
American Cancer Society.

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Keith Estell Rockville IN
   Posted Sun May 01, 2011
I have many good memories of the times we worked together. You always made the rough roads a little easier.

Ralph Newkirk
   Posted Sun May 01, 2011
Goodbye uncle Tom. You were such a great guy. Ill always remember those nights of you and aunt betty coming over and playing yahtzee with mom and dad. Will also remember christmas eve at your house, such great times.

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