Joyce McConnell

GIRARD – Joyce McConnell, 65, of Girard, passed away Thursday evening, Feb. 27, 2014, at Briarfield of Austintown.

She was born April 9, 1948, in Warren, the daughter of Arthur and Dorothy Klingensmith Langley.

Joyce was a 1966 graduate of Badger High School in Kinsman and attended Youngstown State University. She was a member of the Vernon United Methodist Church.

She retired from Inland Industrial after working 20 years. She was a former Girard administrative assistant.

She enjoyed going to casinos, bingo and spending time with her granddaughter.

She is survived by a son, John Eric McConnell of Liberty; a granddaughter, Kayley McConnell; a sister, Carol Dianne Langley of Kinsman; a niece, Lori Perkins of Sewickley, Pa.; a nephew, Chad Luchete of Sewickley, Pa.; and six great-nieces and -nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Pat Baran; a niece; and her former husband, Rob McConnell.

As she had wished, her body was donated to the Cleveland Clinic. There will be no services.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512.

Obituary information was furnished by Galloway-Onstott Funeral Home, Hartford.

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