Florence E (Kores) Connell

May 30, 2022


Florence E. (Kores) Connell, 89 of Westerly, passed away peacefully on May 30, 2022. Florence was born in Westerly to the late Thomas Harry and Mary (Ledwidge) Kores.

Florence was an avid knitter, crocheter and seamstress. She created outfits, such as hats, mittens, sweaters, and afghans, among other things for three generations of children in her life.

Mrs. Connell leaves behind four children, Duncan Connell Jr. (Lynda) of Richmond, Brian Connell Sr. of Charlestown, Brenda Cornell (James) of Pawcatuck, CT and Jay Connell (Barbara) of Ashaway, 13 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren. Florence was predeceased by her husband of 69 years, Duncan Connell Sr., her son, Dennis Connell Sr. and a daughter, Maureen Connell, 3 grandchildren, Dennis Connell Jr., Russell Connell and Kerry Connell and her four siblings, Thomas, James, David, and Alexander. All are waiting to greet Florence home.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2022, from 8:30 am to 10:30 am at Rushlow-Iacoi Funeral Home & Crematory, 64 Friendship Street, Westerly. Burial will follow at River Bend Cemetery, Westerly.

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June 9, 2022

8:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Rushlow Iacoi Funeral Home and Crematory
64 Friendship Street
Westerly, RI 02891

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