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May 13, 2024

Jon McConnell Madoc ON Death, Co-owner of McConnell Funeral Home has died

Jon McConnell Death

Family and friends have taken to social media to mourn the death of Jon McConnell who passed away recently. He died on Friday 3rd May 2024 at the age of 70.

The news of his death was known through a post that reads “Papa Jon you will be fiercely missed and leave a hole in our family no one can fill. We are all heartbroken.” He was born on Wednesday, January 12th, 1955 to Stewart and the late Ruby (Sargent) McConnell.

Jon McConnell Career

For more than four decades, Jon took part in the ownership of the McConnell Funeral Home. In addition to serving on municipal committees, the volunteer fire department, and the Marmora Snofest Committee, he coached at the minor hockey level.

He was a member of the Central Hastings Masonic Lodge in addition to being a member of St. John’s Theatre. St. Andrew’s United Church in Marmora and St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Tweed both had committees that he served on. He was a man of religion who served on those committees. In addition, he spent more than four decades working as a volunteer staff member at the Echo Lake Youth Camp.

Jon had a personality that was larger than life. He was able to make a great number of people feel loved and special, all of them were notably his grandchildren. His life was lived to the fullest. Motorcycle rides, hockey, water skiing, and spending the day on his tractor were some of his favorite activities. It was a blessing to be alive every day, and the emptiness that he leaves behind is huge.

Jon McConnell Obituary

Son of Stewart and the late Ruby (Sargent) McConnell, White Lake. Husband of Beverly (Gale) McConnell. Father of Liza and Steven van de Hoef, Belleville, and James and Andrea McConnell, White Lake. Papa of Luke, Jillian, Amber, Carter, and Cora. Brother of James and Donna McConnell, White Lake. Loved by his many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the Rushnell Funeral Home, 112 Durham St. S., Madoc, on Wednesday, May 8, and Thursday, May 9, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. A.F & A.M Masonic Lodge Service Thursday at 3:00 p.m.

Funeral service at Madoc Trinity United Church, 76 St. Lawrence St. E., Madoc, on Friday, May 10, at 10:30 a.m. Interment White Lake Cemetery, Highway 62 Madoc. Reception to follow at Madoc Kiwanis Club, 139 St. Lawrence St. E., Madoc. Donations to Echo Lake Youth Ministries would be appreciate

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