Mr. Cedric Connell was born in Codys on July 30, 1923, he was the son of the late Charles and Bertha (Bernard) Connell
Cedric loved watching sports on TV especially his beloved Blue Jays and Leafs and CMT; he also loved the outdoors: fishing, hunting, watching the fruit trees grow, mowing the lawn, gardening, looking for the deer and rabbits but he really raged about the snow. He also loved animals especially his dogs and cats.
Cedric owned and operated Connell's Store in Codys with his first wife Mary and delivered mail for many years.
Cedric was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Cedric is survived by his wife Doris Connell, his daughters: Etta Jane Connell and her partner Janice Gauvin of Riverview and Charlotte Connell of Keswick Ridge; his sons: Charlie Connell and his wife Mary Lou of Codys and W. Gerry Connell of Desoronto, Ont; his grandchildren: Patsy Connell of Codys and Krista and her husband Gavin Phillips of Fredericton; his great granddaughter, Faith Phillips; his step grandchildren, Crista Wood and her husband Chris of Petitcodiac and Troy Williams of Miramichi; his step great grandchildren: Katelyn, Julia and Adam; his special niece, Diane Pierce; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Mary (Sommerville) Connell who passed away in 1977; his brothers: Vernon, Harold, Gordon, Lloyd and Arnold and by his sisters: Gladys Pierce, Lily Owens and Helen Connell.
Mr. Cedric Connell of Long Creek formerly of Codys passed away at the Sussex Health Centre on September 2, 2011 at the age of 88.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Wallace Funeral Home, 34 Sunnyside Drive, Sussex, (506-433-1176).
A Celebration of Cedric's life will be held from Coles Island Cemetery on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 11:00 am.