NEW CASTLE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Connie Louise (Powell) Hannon, 82, of New Castle, Pennsylvania, passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at home, surrounded by loved ones, after battling a chronic disease.
Born June 21, 1937, in New Castle, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Jessie Rendziniak.
Connie graduated from New Castle High School in 1955.
A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Connie cherished spending time with her family. She enjoyed reading mystery novels, tending to her flower garden and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers and Fighting Irish. Connie loved pierogis, polkas and her Polish heritage. She had a sweet tooth and was famous for her bargain finds.
A dedicated Catholic, Connie was a longtime member of St. Mary Church – Holy Spirit Parish.
She retired from working with her Butz Flowers family after more than 50 years, although she always said she never worked a day in her life because she enjoyed it and her customers immensely.
She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Russell Hannon; daughter, Melanie LaBarbera (Chris) of Coppell, Texas; son, Sean Hannon (Lori) of Fombell, Pennsylvania and daughter, Julie Hannon (Alicia) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
In addition to her husband and children, she is survived by grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Kylie Craig, Amber Haydo, Travis Curtaccio (Jill) and Ryan Shaffer (Kari) and four great-grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters-in-law, Charlotte Cangey and Arlene Jenkins and many beloved nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
She is preceded in death by Rene Jenkins; brothers, Lou Jenkins (Sally) and Joe Jenkins; sister, Ruth McCurley and brother-in-law, Sam Cangey.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the New Castle Public Library, 207 E North Street, New Castle, PA 16101.
In keeping with Connie’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.
Memorial Mass will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 21, 2019 in St. Mary Church – Holy Spirit Parish, 124 N. Beaver Street, New Castle, with Rev. Victor J. Molka, Jr., as celebrant.
Arrangements are being handled by the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory.