Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
February 8, 2012 12:28 pm EST


FREDERICKTOWN — Harvey E. Connell, 74, of South Chestnut Street, Fredericktown, passed away Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at Whispering Hills Care Center in Mount Vernon.

He was born July 26, 1937, in Bellville, Ohio, to the late Edison and Molly (Nithrow) Connell. Harvey served in the United States Army during the war in Vietnam. He formerly owned the Star Lite Club and several other small businesses in Mount Vernon.

He is survived by his wife, Lillian (Dunn) Connell, whom he married April 16, 1960; two brothers, Bob (Betty) Connell of Bellville and Burt Connell of Westerville; and a sister, Nancy (Cushman) Cordle of Powell.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Hilda Smith.

A graveside service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.

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