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“uncle charlie will be missed. i always loved him and will truly miss him. i always aspired to be like him! he was a great man. my deepest condolences...Read More »
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“Mr. Charles was certainly respected and adored by many. He will be missed. We can confidently look to the future though, when our great God, the...Read More »
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“Kerry Our prayers and thoughts are with you in your time of loss, remember the best cure are all the memories!! ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Shirley Horton

“Sad to hear of Charlie's passing. I admired him for his booming voice and straight forward approach. Very direct and honest.He will be missed. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Ed Hunt

“Sorry for your loss Charlie will be greatly missed My sincere George Meredith ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: George Meredith

“My prayers go out to your family Kerry. May you find comfort in the fond memories you have of your father and know that you have a guardian angel...Read More »
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“My thought and prayers are with all of you. ”
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“I was blessed to have known Charlie for almost 8 years. In that time, I found him to be bold, direct, and he never sugar coated the truth; yet,...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Marsha A. Meadows

“My deepest condolences to the Connon Family at this time of loss. Our Creator, Jehovah wanted His human children to enjoy life forever and yearns...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: D. Batts

“Charlie has been a great friend to our family for the past 40 years. I will always love him and I will never forget him. I pray that he rest in peace...Read More »
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Charles E. Connon, 81, of Newark, DE, passed away January 23, 2012 at Delaware Hospice Center.

Born in Philadelphia, PA on March 8, 1930, Charlie was the son of the late Charles E. and Margaretta Bailey Connon. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War. Charlie was an officer in Teamsters Union Local 326. He was an avid reader, Phillies fan, and enjoyed riding his motorcycle, golfing and sailing. He was a friend of Bill W. for 44 years. He liked speed and he drove a race car when he was 68 at Dover Downs and he skydived in celebration of his 70th birthday.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ann Connon; two sons, Samuel Leonard Connon of Olympia, WA, and Charles David Connon of West Chester, PA.; seven daughters, Catherine Elizabeth DeGazzelle of Yorklyn, DE, Patience Ann Connon of Kansas City, MO, Nanette Willgruber of King of Prussia, PA, Bridget Ann Sneddon of Monrovia, MD, Kelly Ann Sundberg of Mt. Vernon, WA, Kerry Ann Patrick of Rising Sun, MD, Kimberly Ann Stout of Sedro Woolley, WA and 24 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister Virginia Louise Kroner and his brother Clifford Connon.

A celebration of Charlie's life will be held at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 West Main St., Newark, DE 19711 on Saturday January 28, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.with a visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be private.