Eleanor M. Connell, 67, of Hellertown, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at Valley Manor Nursing and Rehab, Coopersburg. She was the wife of the late Francis L.J. Connell, who passed away on July 9, 1992. She was born in Fountain Hill on Feb. 4, 1945 to the late William and Margaret (Ackerman) Hein. Eleanor was a Dietary Aide at Valley Manor Nursing Home, Coopersburg and Mary Ellen Convalescent Home, Hellertown, until retiring. She was a member of the Church of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus, Hellertown.
Loving children: Rosemarie A. wife of Raymond L. Torres of Bethlehem, Nina M. wife of Raymond A. Bysiewicz of Delray Beach, Fla., Timothy M. and his wife Coral L. of Hellertown, James M. and his wife Heather E. of Lower Saucon Township; siblings: Thomas and his wife Marlene of Bethlehem, Virginia Serbia of Hellertown, Catherine Mae; grandchildren: Valerie, Alexis and Emalee. She was predeceased by siblings: Rose Marie Hart, Robert, Russell, James and William.
Family and friends are invited to call from 9:30 to 10:30am Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at the Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., 326 Main St., Hellertown. The calling hour will be followed by the service at 10:30am. The interment will conclude services at Union Cemetery of Hellertown. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.