Thomas J. Connell, Sr. of Larchmont, NY died peacefully on June 2, 2009. Born in New Rochelle, NY on May 21, 1937, Thomas graduated from Iona College and was a Vice President of the Chase Manhattan Bank for most of his career.
Thomas was the loving husband of Alice Dematte Connell. He was predeceased by his wife of 41 years, Jeanette Mastocciolo Connell. He is survived by his four devoted children, Thomas, Jr. (Joanne), Margaret Pappalardo (Stephen), Jeanne Pacewicz (Michael), and Barbara Perrault (Robert); as well as 12 grandchildren, Timothy, Andrew, Kelsey, Danielle, Robert, Lauren, Kevin, Kara, James, Christopher, Bryan & Nicole. Tom is also survived by four stepchildren, Joyce Scala (Peter), Jane D’Amico (Kevin), Jill D’Alessandro (Michael), and William Dematte (Deb), 11 stepgrandchildren, a brother James and his wife Joan, and numerous nieces and nephews; all of whom looked up to him and loved him dearly.
Thomas served as Chief of the Larchmont Volunteer Fire Department, was an active member of the Mamaroneck/Larchmont Old Timers, and past President of the New Rochelle Irish Benevolent Society.
Services for Tom will be held at Fox Funeral Home in Larchmont, NY on Wednesday, June 3 and Thursday, June 4 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, followed by a 10:00 a.m. funeral Mass at St. Augustine’s Church in Larchmont on Friday, June 5, 2009. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Larchmont Volunteer Fire Department. JOHN J. FOX FUNERAL HOME, INC., 2080 Boston Post Road, Larchmont, NY, 10538; (914) 834-0144, www.jjffh.com