In Loving Memory of

Gerald "Jerry" McConnell

1945 - 2019

Obituary of Gerald "Jerry" McConnell

Peacefully passed away surrounded by his family, on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Hospice Niagara, at the age of 74. Jerry will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 43 years, Lucille. Caring and devoted father of Michele (Jerry) Bagnulo, Melanie Bennett, Marlo Walters and Brenton (Michelle) McConnell. Proud Grampa/ Papa of Devon, Maric, Hayden, Dawson, Sadie and Jameson. Great-Grampa of Chase. Jerry will be remembered by his extended family, friends and by his furry friend (his cat) Jake. A special thank you to the staff of Hospice Niagara for their compassionate care and support. In accordance with Jerry's wishes cremation has taken place. Arrangements are entrusted with Essentials Cremation and Burial Services (905-354-2133). A private interment will be held at a later date. A Celebration of Jerry's Life will take place on Friday, March 1, 2019, from 2-4pm at Heartland Forest, 8215 Heartland Forest Road, Niagara Falls. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be given to Hospice Niagara or to SickKids Hospital. Online condolences maybe shared on Jerry's tribute page found at

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Kathy Brotzner (Timpano)
4 years ago

I have fond memories of my dad and Jerry working out in the back yard on the garage. The two of them tinkering away. Anything that needed fixing we could count on them to do. Our families were always together growing up; whether it was a simple family dinner or celebrating a special occasion. Many wonderful memories were made.
Sending your family prayers for comfort, strength and peace at this difficult time. My heartfelt condolences to all of you.

Tony Cirillo
4 years ago

My condolences to all of you. I know what a great man he was because I got to experience it first hand. He will be love forever and never forgotten.

Barbara Netherton
4 years ago

From me and the Family here in Georgia, We all send our love, hugs and condolences to your family at this sad time. Be well sweet cousin.

Ed and Catharine Bennett
4 years ago

Dear Lu, Ed and I were so very sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing. Just the other day we were remembering the good times we had over the years. Especially Jerry’s jokes. You are all in our prayers. Love to all, Ed and Catharine

Matt, Adriana and Jackson
4 years ago

The three of us send our love and deepest condolences at this tragic time to all those affected by the passing of Jerry. We’re keeping you all in our hearts and thoughts.

Eileen and Tony Timperio
4 years ago

Hi Lu, so sorry to hear about Jerry. Our condolences. God bless you all. Eileen and Tony

Chris & Sonia Parkins
4 years ago

Brenton, Michelle, Jameson, so sorry for your loss. Condolences to the entire family.

Brian Healey
4 years ago

Jerry was always a great guy. All the best, to Lu, and family. Brian Healey

Glen Mcrae
4 years ago

Dear lou and family, I was saddened to hear of the passing of my longtime friend and neighbor Jerry. I have great memories of us growing up as neighbours. please accept my condolences and may he R I P.

Don Currie
4 years ago

Sorry for the loss of a great Uncle.

Don & Rhoeda Currie
Edmonton AB

Craig McDougall
4 years ago

Very sorry for your loss

Stephanie Wodynski
4 years ago

My deepest condolences to Marlo and family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Xo


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