GIRARD - John Robert McConnell, 65, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 25, 1948, in Sharon, Pa., the son of John Warren and Viola Barnhart McConnell.
Mr. McConnell was of the Methodist faith and served with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division, during the Vietnam War, earning a Bronze Star and Vietnam Service Medal with three Bronze Service Stars, among other commendations and awards.
Survivors include a son, John Eric McConnell of Hubbard; two sisters, Marge McConnell of Cornelius, N.C., and Susan Lushine of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; and a granddaughter.
Family and friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home in Hubbard.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage, Pa.