Marian Joyce Warner Connelly, age 72, went home to be with her Lord on Monday, April 4, 2005 at their winter home in Arcadia, Florida after a six year battle with cancer.
Marian was born on August 27, 1932 in Lindley, NY the daughter of the late Louis R. and Clara Schoonover Warner. On August 4, 1962, she married Joseph Dale Connelly at the Presho Methodist Church. She was a devoted member of the Presho United Methodist Church for most of her life. She served as a Sunday School Teacher, Treasurer, Trustee, and other various positions.
Marian enjoyed music, bingo, shuffleboard, and baseball especially New York Yankees. She loved the outdoors.
She is survived by her loving husband, Joseph ; brothers, Burton (Wanda) Warner and Glenn (Joyce) Warner of Painted Post; eleven nieces and nephews; several great nieces and nephews; godchildren, Karla Salanky and Laura Jane Eckler; special caregivers, Robert (Delores) Irvine, Jim (Carolyn) Donaldson, and Dennis (Gayle) Shaver. She is predeceased by her brother and sister in law, Ross and Doris Warner and sister and brother in law, Katie and Bernard Adler.
She graduated from Northside High school in 1950. She worked for The First National Bank of Corning, Doris Gorman s Law Office, and Corning, Inc.
Her family will receive friends at the Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 17 W. Pulteney Street, Corning on Saturday, April 9, 2005 from 6 8pm and Sunday from 1-2pm where her funeral service will be held at 2:00pm. Burial will be at Presho Cemetery.
Memorials in her name may be directed to Presho United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, c/o Sue Marsh, 8604 Gibson Hill Road, Painted Post, NY 14870.