Susan O. “Suzie” (Orr) McConnell, 62, passed away peacefully on Jan. 11, 2017, at home, in Millsboro, Del., surrounded by her husband of 39 years, Bob, and their three children, Megan, Robert and John Claude. McConnell, formerly of Downingtown, Pa., and Sea Isle City, N.J., was born on Nov. 5, 1954, in Philadelphia, Pa., to the late Mabel Neilson and John “Jack” Orr. She was well-loved by her parents.
McConnell spent her life living it to the fullest, traveling on the back of her husband’s motorcycle and spending many days at home painting mermaids and beach scenes. Both activities brought her much pleasure. When not doing either of the two, McConnell spent time enjoying her grandchildren on their many family adventures.
McConnell leaves to cherish her loving memories her husband, Bob; daughter, Megan Heurich and her husband, Timothy; sons, Robert G. and John Claude McConnell; six granddaughters, Maya, Ella, Taylor, Maddie, Mary and Hailey; a grandson, Timmy; and her nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A memorial service was scheduled for Jan. 21, 2017, at Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro, Del. Interment was to be private. Flowers are welcome, or memorial contributions can be sent to the USO Delaware; 500 Purple Heart Way; Dover AFB; Dover, DE 19901.