Robert M. McConnell, 82, of Williamsport, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at the Williamsport Home.
Born Jan. 28, 1931, in Williamsport, he was a son of Charles W. and Ruth E. (Watson) McConnell.
Robert graduated from Williamsport High School. He was an U.S. Navy veteran. Robert retired from International Telephone and Telegraph as a District Sales Manager in January 1986.
He was a member of St. John's- Newberry United Methodist Church, a life member of the Williamsport Moose and a life member of the Snow Shoe V.F.W. Robert enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing cards.
Surviving are a sister, J. Louise Wagner (Frederick), of Mountville; three nieces, Leslie Hoover, Melissa Nolt, and Amanda Wagner; one great-niece; four great-nephews; four step-sons; four step-grandchildren; and eight step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Mary Lukens Staccone in March 1995; second wife, Esther J. Swank Springman in May 2011; son, Charles P. "Chuck" McConnell in November 1982; and brother, Carl E. McConnell in July 1993.
A funeral service will be held noon Monday, Nov. 25 at Knight-Confer Funeral Home, 1914 Memorial Ave., Williamsport with the Rev. Jay E. Jones officiating. Burial will be held at Wildwood Cemetery. A viewing will be held Monday 11 a.m. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Robert's name may be made to the Charles "Chuck" McConnell Memorial Fund, C/O W.A.S.D. Education Foundation, 2780 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, PA 17701.