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In Memory of
George B. Connell
April 17, 1932 - April 23, 2019

Visitation:
Friday, April 26th from 6-8 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Service:
Saturday, April 27th at 10:00 a.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Interment:
Blendon Central Cemetery

George B. "Burt" Connell, age 87, passed away Tuesday, April 23rd. Born April 17, 1932 in Bellaire, Ohio to Donald and Molly Connell. A graduate of Mt. Vernon High School class of 1950 and a Korean War Veteran serving in the U.S. Air Force. He attended The Ohio State University studying mechanical engineering. He retired from Federal Housing and Urban Development as Program Manager of Community Planning and Development. A resident of Westerville for 56 years. He loved fishing, golfing and playing poker. Preceded in death by wife, Ruth Connell; parents, Donald and Molly Connell; siblings, Hilda Connell Smith, Robert Connell, Jenny Connell Cordle and Harvey Connell; grandson, Cory Grace. Survived by children, Linda (John) Adams, Katy Texas, Burt (Sherry) Connell, Westerville, Teresa Connell, Westerville, Jenny (Brian) Breece, Fredricktown and James Connell, Westerville; grandchildren, Burt, Amanda, Amiee, Anna, and Ashley Connell, Joshua Grace, Lawrence (Debbie) Adams and Debra Adams; great-grandchildren, Carolyn and Elizabeth Adams and George Connell. Friends may call Friday, April 26th from 6-8 p.m. at MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, where service will be Saturday, April 27th at 10:00 a.m., Pastor Evette Watt, officiating. Interment at Blendon Central Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.morelandfuneralhome.com

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Cindy Cooper

Apr 24, 2019

Linda I am so very sorry for your loss Sending prayers and love to your family

 

John. And JoAnn eadie

Apr 24, 2019

We were Texas friends and so sorry to hear this news. He will be greatly missed. Wonderful friend.

 

Duane and Linda

Apr 24, 2019

We are friends from Zapata and so sorry to read of Burt's death. We usually had breakfast after church with them. Our sympathy. Duane and Linda

 

Michelle Norris

Apr 24, 2019

Teresa & Jenny I am thinking of you both at this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss and will be praying for your family!!!

 

Jim and Nancy

Apr 24, 2019

Our prayers and condolences to Burts family. We are friends from Zapata.

 

Jeanne Wright

Apr 24, 2019

I am a friend from Texas and am so Sorry to hear that Burt had passed away, he was such a wonderful person, he will be greatly missed, my sincere condolences.

 

Clyde & Vicki Anderson

Apr 24, 2019

We're so sorry to learn that Burt has passed. He will be missed here at Four Seasons. Condolences to all his family and friends.

 

Kathy Lockhart

Apr 24, 2019

Sorry for your loss! Hugs and prayers for the family! Love you Linda

 

Otis & Donna

Apr 24, 2019

 

Otis & Donna

Apr 24, 2019

 

Arnold Ann Gerke

Apr 24, 2019

Met Bert in 4 seasons Zapata. Good friend Strength. And blessings to your family

 

John Peck

Apr 25, 2019

Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of my friend Burt Connell. Burt and I go back more than 50 years to 1963, when I went to work at the Columbus FHA office. I cherish the memories of the FHA Bowling Team, the FHA parties at my home, and the day to day interactions with Burt and his associates in the FHA Architectural Section. He will be remembered fondly by many.

 

SUSAN HORD

Apr 25, 2019

My father, Ron Hord, was good friends with Burt. Our families prayers are with you. As you may know we lost my father last November and my mother in May last year. It's never easy. Stay strong and let memories keep your heart warm. Susan Hord

 

bob buyalos

Apr 25, 2019

sorry for your loss. what a great guy with his amazing zest for living. the obituary failed to add square dancing and travel to his many pleasures. I know he will smile as I bid a farewell to "the old goat" as I lovingly called him.

 

Laurel (Haffner) and Don, David, and Daniel Miller

Apr 25, 2019

Burt, Shelly and family, So sorry to hear about your loss and take care. It is tough losing a parent.

 

JAck Riordan

Apr 25, 2019

I was sorry to read of the loss of your dad and grandfathers. Burt was a great part of our HUD workforce when we opened the Columbus Office in the early 1970s. Jack

 

Dave and Karen

Apr 25, 2019

So sorry for your loss. We have known Burt, here at Zapata, for a few years. He was always on the go. So happy that he was able to be here.

 

Lee Mault

Apr 26, 2019

Burt, So sorry for the loss of your father. His picture shows the same twinkle in his eye you have always had; now I know where you got it! Hope to see you sometime soon, Lee Mault, Westerville High School Class of '75

 

Jack Blue

Apr 26, 2019

Burt took me on a blind with Ruth and her best friend Josephine.Jo and I were married 61 years.My prayers are with all of the family.May God bless

 

Howard Rosenzweig

Apr 26, 2019

Very sorry for your loss. I liked Burt a lot.

 

Steve & Marci Kirby

Apr 27, 2019

Burt & Sherry we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.

 

Richard, Carl, & Donna Harris

Apr 27, 2019

You are in our thoughts and prayers. We are here if wanted or needed.

 

Herb Guyer-Sharfenaker USMC

Apr 28, 2019

God Bless/RIP. A heartfelt Thank YOU,Burt for your service in The United States Air Force serving in The "NEVER FORGOTTEN" Korean War... And Semper Fi. "The Eagle Has Landed".