Ruth O. Connell October 29, 1913 – February 18, 2012


RUTH O. CONNELL passed away at her home in Gilroy on Saturday, February 18, 2012. Wife of almost 74 years to Dale B. Connell of Gilroy. Mother of Larry Connell (Sally) of Gilroy. Grandmother of Kevin Connell, Darcey Keeler (Bob), Suzanne Bible (Dirk) all of Gilroy and the late Stephen Connell (Gwynn). Great-grandmother of Tiffany and Sarah Connell of Gilroy, Dale Keeler (Allyce) of San Juan Bautista, Brenna Keeler of Gilroy, Charlie Minyard of Oklahoma, Jessica Minyard of Texas, Colton Minyard of North Carolina and Collin Minyard of Gilroy and Tucker Connell of Montana. Great-great-grandmother of Savannah and Shane Minyard of Texas and Riley Claire Keeler of San Juan Bautista.
 Ruth and Dale Connell moved to Gilroy in 1947 and have lived there ever since.
 Elder and Deacon of Gilroy Presbyterian Church, Magnolia Chapter of Eastern Star (State Officer) and Past PTA president. Instrumental in the American Field Service hosting the first exchange student Gudrun Lundqvist of Askersund, Sweden.
 Memorial Services Friday, March 2, 2012, 11:00 A.M. at the Gilroy Presbyterian Church.
 Family would appreciate donations to the Connell Music Fund c/o Gilroy Foundation or the charity of your choice.

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