Obituaries

Obituaries

Francis A. Connelly 1917 - 2009 Tonasket, Wash.

Services for Francis A. “Frank” Connelly, 92, of Tonasket, Wash., will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Burial will be at the Winchester-Wise Cemetery, Winchester.
Mr. Connelly, formerly of Winchester, died Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009, at his home in Tonasket.
He was born April 5, 1917, in Winchester, the son of Raymond S. and Ina Mae Courtney Connelly.
He moved from Winchester in 1941 and enlisted in the Merchant Marines in 1944, serving as an ordinary seaman and as an electrical and refrigeration engineer. He also worked at Douglas Aircraft in Santa Monica, Calif., building airplanes.
He was a member of the former Hebron Baptist Church and the Seafarer International Union.
Survivors include a brother, Marvin Connelly, McLouth, and a sister, Hazel H. Fry, Lawrence.
The family will meet friends from 9 a.m. until the service time at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent at barnettchapeloaks.com