Connell, Gladys Marie
Birth: Wednesday, October 07, 1936 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Residence: Leonardtown, Maryland
Death: Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the age of 81
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Gladys Marie Connell, 81, of Leonardtown, MD passed away peacefully on March 17, 2018 at St. Mary's Nursing Center, Leonardtown, MD. She was born October 7, 1936 on a small farm in Upper Marlboro, MD to the late Arthur Tippett and Eliza Perry.

On May 9, 1955, she married her beloved husband, Raymond Vinton Connell in Fort Collins, Wyoming. Together they shared over 32 wonderful years of marriage before his passing in April 1988. She had a wandering soul and loved to travel. She travelled and lived in several locations throughout the United States. She had a special love for the American Indian culture and spent several years living throughout Wyoming. She loved to be with her friends and family and was very social. She enjoyed painting and puzzles and long conversations with a good cup of coffee.

She is survived by her children: Raymond Vinton Connell, Jr. and his wife Sharla of Medford, OR. Shirl McNeill and her husband Mark of Leonardtown, MD. Carolynne Huckins and her husband Steve of Grants Pass, OR. Her grandson, Paul Connell with his daughter Breonna Jade Connell her great grandchild. And her half-brother Bob (Ned) Gordon of Arizona. In addition to her parents and husband, she is also preceded in death by her siblings: Brothers Lee, Joe and John and her sisters Elsie, Thelma, Margaret, Grace and Gertrude.

She will be interned with her Husband at the Oregon Trail Veterans cemetery in Casper (Evansville) WY. A memorial service will be held there at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Mary's Nursing Center Foundation, 21585 Peabody Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.
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