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L. Elthea Connolly

L. Elthea Connolly

May 12th, 1936 - Dec 13th, 2022
  • Birth Date: May 12th, 1936
  • Death Date: Dec 13th, 2022
  • Funeral Date: Dec 19th, 2022
  • Location: Little's Funeral Home
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Biography:

L. Elthea Connolly, 86, of  Hanover died Tuesday, Dec 13, 2022 at UMPC Hanover Hospital.  She was the widow of Charles A. Connolly who died Dec 31, 2017.  Born May 12, 1936 in Baltimore, Elthea was the daughter of the late Walter & Louise (Myers) Hughes.  She was a Milford Mills High School graduate of Baltimore and an IBM Technical School grad.  She was an original keypunch operator for IBM of Baltimore and was retired from Littlestown Area School District as a bus driver for over 30 years.  Currently, Elthea was the secretary for her church working  2 days per week.

Surviving are her children, Charlene Koontz & C.W. of Biglerville; Eugene Connolly & Karen of Enola  and Louise Bankert & Lester of Hanover; 8 grandchildren:  Stephanie Arentz, Stacey Miller, Elaine Connolly, Andrew Connolly, Grace McCord, Shaun Funke, Chantel & Samantha Bankert; her adopted grandson, Scott Hughes; her 9 great grandchildren; her 3 great, great grandchildren; her sister, Lillian Rau of Westminster and many nieces and nephews.  Elthea was predeceased by her brother, Walter "Sonny" Hughes.  She was a member of Barts Centenary United Methodist Church, Littlestown, where she was extremely active and involved in almost all committees.  Elthea was a Food Pantry and Ruth's Harvest volunteer. She gave those a home for families that had none and also fed them.

Funeral Service is Monday, Dec 19, at 10 A.M. at Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown with Pastor Tammy Blose officiating.  Viewing is Sunday 4 - 6 P.M. at the funeral home.  Interment is in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover.  In lieu of flowers, memorials contributions may be sent to her church @ 50 E. King St., Littlestown, PA  17340.  Online condolences  may be shared on www.littlesfh.com

Condolences(05)
Arlene Justice
#5
Dec 16th, 2022 4:16 pm
Sympathy to the family.
Linda Taylor
#4
Dec 16th, 2022 3:17 am
Elthea was the true meaning of a friend. My daughter Junie and I will miss you. We are so glad our paths crossed in this lifetime. We will see you again. We love you!!♥️
Linda Taylor
#3
Dec 16th, 2022 3:16 am
Elthea was the true meaning of a friend. My daughter Junie and I will miss you. We are so glad our paths crossed in this lifetime. We will see you again. We love you!!♥️
Janet (Eline) McMaster
#2
Dec 15th, 2022 4:53 am
How sad! We're gonna miss you girlfriend~~
Janet (Eline) McMaster
#1
Dec 15th, 2022 4:52 am
How sad! We're gonna miss you girlfriend~~

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