Jessie J. O’Connell

Jessie J. O’Connell, age 95, Hearthside Nursing and Rehab Center, State College and formerly of RD4 Tyrone (Warriors Mark) entered into eternal rest October 26, 2005.
She was born September 13, 1910 in Altoona, the daughter of Elmer Merle and Sylvia (Shellenberger) Raymond. On October 29, 1930 in Reedsville, she married Eugene C. O’Connell. He died November 8, 1989.
She is survived by three daughters and a son: Janet Walk of Norristown; Virginia (Cloyd) Claar of Floral City, Florida; Patricia (Robert) Dunmire of Haddonfield, N.J. and Jack M. (Darlene) of Tyrone. Also surviving are 17 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and 45 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Francis; four sisters: Esther, Martha, Mildred and Hilda and two brothers: Ralph and Francis.
She was a longtime member of the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church, for which she worked tirelessly. She was a member of the Star Bible Class and Missionary Society. Her interests revolved around her family, church and community. She enjoyed cooking and knitting.
Funeral service will be Saturday, October 29, 2005 at 11 a.m. at the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church with Rev. Peggy Bonsell officiating. Place of burial will be Spring Mount Cemetery.
Friends will be received on Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bruce E. Cox Funeral Home, Warriors Mark.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 134, Warriors Mark, PA 16877.