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Terry 'Bull' Connell Sr.

April 9, 1962 ~ January 15, 2015 (age 52)
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A candle was lit by Jeanne Callahan on January 16, 2015 12:38 PM
Message from Jeanne Callahan
January 16, 2015 12:41 PM

To a man that always made me smile you had the biggest heart I've known , my condolences to the Connell family I will truly miss him Fly High my wonderful friend until we meet again Rest in peace 💜
Message from Carol Haid
January 16, 2015 12:44 PM

To the whole Connell family, I am so sorry to hear about Terry. It was quite a shock. My condolences to everyone at this sad time.
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A candle was lit by Edward and Susan McAvoy on January 16, 2015 1:04 PM
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A candle was lit by Sarah Dahl on January 16, 2015 1:26 PM
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A candle was lit by Darcie Casey on January 16, 2015 1:28 PM
Message from David Masher
January 16, 2015 1:48 PM

I am so saddened by the news of Bull's passing. I have not seen him in years, but I can still see that smile and hear his laugh. He always could cheer up a room. A lot of us could stand to see him now. RIP Terry.
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A candle was lit by Giovannine Finn on January 16, 2015 1:49 PM
Message from Sandy Tario James
January 16, 2015 2:21 PM

Terry,

I remember fondly our high school days and working at Samaritan Hospital. I will miss your smiling face at the Ruck and Terminal. RIP
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A candle was lit by Sarah Paul on January 16, 2015 3:16 PM
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A candle was lit by Dianne & Bill Roberts on January 16, 2015 3:18 PM
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A candle was lit by Cyndi Campana on January 16, 2015 3:19 PM
Message from Mere Finn
January 16, 2015 3:20 PM

My condolences to Terry's family. It is so sad to lose someone who gave great joy with his smile. If he knew you were having a rough time, he would let you know that he was there if you needed him.
Message from Dianne & Bill Roberts
January 16, 2015 3:25 PM

Our heartfelt Condolences to the Connell family on the passing of Bull. What a great person he was. Always had a smile, always made it a point to wave & a hello & always a smooch. He will be dearly missed. Thank You for your kind words whenever I seen you !! May you Rest In peace. Now an angel, fly free Bull. Until we meet again friend <3
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A candle was lit by Woody on January 16, 2015 3:26 PM
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A candle was lit by Kelly Dell on January 16, 2015 3:43 PM
Message from Kelly Dell
January 16, 2015 3:46 PM

To a great man that I had the pleasure of spending many years with, you have a heart of gold & will truly be missed. My heartfelt condolences to the entire Connell family.
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A candle was lit by Debbie Walker-Barnes on January 16, 2015 3:49 PM
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A candle was lit by Stephen Kramer / class 79 on January 16, 2015 3:57 PM
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A candle was lit by Lianne Stroup on January 16, 2015 4:14 PM
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A candle was lit by Lianne Stroup on January 16, 2015 4:14 PM
Message from Matt Murley
January 16, 2015 4:31 PM

Terry was the best Uncle a guy could ask for, it was a pleasure being known as Bull's nephew for all these years. He was a real legend with a huge heart for his family and friends
Message from Carla Mitchell
January 16, 2015 5:45 PM

So sorry for your loss...Bull was a big kid at heart and a great man..He will truly be missed.
Message from Jerry Cady
January 16, 2015 6:17 PM

You will truly be missed Big Guy! RIP and say Hello to Frank and Bubbles for us!
Message from Harry Connell
January 16, 2015 6:40 PM

Terry truly understood the meaning and the value of family & friend ... Rest in peace my cousin
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A candle was lit by lisa belli on January 16, 2015 6:49 PM
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A candle was lit by Ryan Clapp on January 16, 2015 6:52 PM
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A candle was lit by Susan Brent on January 16, 2015 7:05 PM
Message from Susan Brent
January 16, 2015 7:08 PM

I knew Terry "Bull "as always the smile man with a big heart .R.I.P.
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A candle was lit by Deborah E. McAvoy Demers on January 16, 2015 7:18 PM
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A candle was lit by Rocky & Lilly on January 16, 2015 7:34 PM
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A candle was lit by Deirdre Young on January 16, 2015 8:02 PM
Message from Richard Cody Jr.
January 16, 2015 8:18 PM

My condolences go out to the Conell family during this difficult time. You will be in my prayers.
Message from Kim French McMann
January 16, 2015 8:28 PM

Always a smile - you always greeted everybody with a smile and made people happy. My you find eternal happiness!
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A candle was lit by Neal Abrunza on January 16, 2015 8:36 PM
Message from Carla Fazioli
January 16, 2015 8:54 PM

To the Connell Family, to know anyone of you, you are always been kindhearted . Coming back home home to Troy, you always hope to run into someone who was happy to see you, Terry was that guy, why? He was laid back cool brother to all! Can you share why he was called bull?
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A candle was lit by Matthew Dahl on January 16, 2015 9:06 PM
Message from dave hofheinz
January 16, 2015 9:32 PM

words cannot descibe on how i lost a good friend all the good times we had hanging out at the house my condolences to the family alot of memories i wont forget.he will be missed
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A candle was lit by Kathy Fazioli on January 16, 2015 9:41 PM
Message from Eddie Blakeborough
January 16, 2015 9:46 PM

The Bull...I knew my whole life and no matter when I seen him there was a big hug and smile. I can honestly say I am lucky to have known such a man. He never had a bad word to say about anyone. You will be missed big fella.
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A candle was lit by Laura Pakatar Serrano on January 16, 2015 9:52 PM
Message from Peter Adams
January 16, 2015 9:53 PM

With many tears and sadness, Rest in peace my friend since kindergarten.
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A candle was lit by Peter Adams on January 16, 2015 9:54 PM
Message from Laura Pakatar Serrano
January 16, 2015 9:55 PM

Prayers go out to the Connell family. Heaven has received a great guy.RIP Bull
Message from Kathy Fazioli
January 16, 2015 10:08 PM

RIP Bull. You were truly a gentle giant. Great memories of our years at Troy High and you being my self proclaimed body guard! You will be missed
Message from Eugene Harris, Troy NY
January 16, 2015 10:12 PM

My deepest condolences to the entire family. It was a pleasure knowing Terry throughout the years, he will be deeply missed by many. RIP Terry.
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A candle was lit by Eugene Harris on January 16, 2015 10:14 PM
Message from Joseph Laiacona
January 16, 2015 10:16 PM

To the Whole Connell Family, My deepest condolences and prayers. May he Rest in Peace. Sincerely, Joe
Message from Bill Jerome
January 16, 2015 10:56 PM

Rest in peace my friend.
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A candle was lit by Dawn Valenti on January 16, 2015 11:16 PM
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A candle was lit by Barry Considine on January 16, 2015 11:34 PM
Message from Barry and Jen Considine
January 16, 2015 11:39 PM

My heart goes out to the Connell family. I knew Bull since 3rd grade, through Little League (where he was terrifying to bat against), and Fitzies, and Kinloch Park, and Club Connell, and our weddings, and he was the first of the gang to have a child. What a big lovable personality, I think he'd be proud he is being called an Albia Legend. RIP Ter
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A candle was lit by Mary Durivage on January 16, 2015 11:47 PM
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A candle was lit by Kathy Springer on January 17, 2015 12:31 AM
Message from eugene p. scattareggia, jr.
January 17, 2015 4:58 AM

a true friend.a genuine smile.all of my Connell memories are happy memories.may Bull rest in peace. "fill the glass that is empty ,empty the glass that is full. never leave one empty! never leave one full ! "
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A candle was lit by Mary Lupo on January 17, 2015 6:56 AM
Message from Mary Lupo
January 17, 2015 7:02 AM

I am sorry for your loss. Terry was a great guy, friend and neighbor. I am glad that I got to meet him and your family while helping to care for Shirley and Tom.
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A candle was lit by The Seibert Family on January 17, 2015 7:25 AM
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A candle was lit by Tom and Mary Ellen Martin on January 17, 2015 8:38 AM
Message from Colin Sheehan
January 17, 2015 9:36 AM

This world was a better place with you in it. You will always be a legend to me. The stories we will tell will honor your memory. You had such an incredible amount of love for your family. You will be sorely missed by so many. Long live the Bull! R.I.P Uncle Terry
Message from Bill and Sue French
January 17, 2015 9:51 AM

We were so saddened to hear about Bull he has been a part of our family's life since he was a teenager and we will truly miss him. We are out of town at this time but know that our prayers, thoughts and heart will be with all of you at this very sad time
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A candle was lit by Darlene VonDell on January 17, 2015 12:13 PM
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A candle was lit by Eric and Regina Kniele on January 17, 2015 12:33 PM
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A candle was lit by Eric and Regina Kniele on January 17, 2015 12:36 PM
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A candle was lit by Patty and Mark Rokjer on January 17, 2015 12:36 PM
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A candle was lit by Brian "Monk" Vumbaco on January 17, 2015 4:35 PM
Message from Brian "Monk" Vumbaco
January 17, 2015 4:43 PM

My sincere condolences go out to all Terry's friends and family. We will all miss "Bull" very much, but are so lucky to have known him. Rest in Peace my friend.
Message from Nanci
January 17, 2015 6:36 PM

Thank you for the greatest son a Mom could ask for. I know you will be watching over him. Rest In Peace.
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A candle was lit by a friend from troy high on January 17, 2015 6:55 PM
Message from Pam Duncan and Donald Burdick
January 18, 2015 9:29 AM

Our Deepest Sympathy to the entire Connell Family
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A candle was lit by Dave & Lori Castagnier on January 18, 2015 10:03 AM
Message from Dave & Lori (Urban) Castagnier
January 18, 2015 10:09 AM

Our condolences to the Connell family. Bull was our friend with a big heart and an even bigger personality! He made you smile when he walked in the room. Rest in Peace Bull !
Message from Al Mabee and family
January 18, 2015 10:49 AM

He was a good friend from High School through LIFE.
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A candle was lit by Leslie G Braun on January 18, 2015 10:52 AM
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A candle was lit by Leslie G Braun on January 18, 2015 10:52 AM
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A candle was lit by Michelle Garrah on January 18, 2015 10:55 AM
Message from Michelle Garrah
January 18, 2015 10:58 AM

I was shocked and so sorry to hear about Terry's passing. My condolences to the Connell family; my thoughts and prayers are with you.
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A candle was lit by See you later BULL on January 18, 2015 12:33 PM
Message from David pennisi
January 18, 2015 12:52 PM

Albia will miss you my friend. May you rip ..
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A candle was lit by fudd on January 18, 2015 1:37 PM
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A candle was lit by Angela Gluckstein on January 18, 2015 2:52 PM
Message from Charlie Salerno
January 18, 2015 3:28 PM

So very sorry for your loss... you're in my thoughts and prayers... God bless
Message from Mike Toomey
January 18, 2015 5:50 PM

Uncle Terry,

Here's to beefsteak when you're hungry,

Whiskey when you're dry,

All the women you'll ever want,

And heaven when you die.

Miss you buddy.

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A candle was lit by Roz Testo & Jay Cardish on January 18, 2015 5:58 PM
Message from Bob & Kris Weaver
January 18, 2015 8:35 PM

Kevin and family- so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. May he rest in peace. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
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A candle was lit by Bob & Kris Weaver on January 18, 2015 8:36 PM
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A candle was lit by Terry Scott on January 18, 2015 10:13 PM
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A candle was lit by Lee Devine on January 19, 2015 7:25 AM
Message from Annette Laiacona-Brand
January 19, 2015 9:36 AM

May Terry's spirit stay alive through all of us with the wonderful memories we share of him. Big (((HUG))) & kiss to you. Fly high my friend, I love you and will miss you terribly. My sincere condolences to the Connell Family
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A candle was lit by Sandra Grady on January 20, 2015 8:39 AM
Message from Sandra Grady
January 20, 2015 8:44 AM

To a sweet man and his entire family... I am truly sorry for your loss. At least now you have one more angel looking over you all. He is missed greatly!
Message from The Burrs
January 20, 2015 10:11 PM

You will. be missed big guy. Rest in peace old friend
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A candle was lit by Caroline (Schmidt) Willson on January 21, 2015 4:22 PM
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A candle was lit by Caroline (Schmidt) Willson on January 21, 2015 4:37 PM
Message from Caroline (Schmidt) Willson
January 21, 2015 4:51 PM

Terry (Bull) was everyone's friend. Always happy go lucky and always so much fun to spend time with. I have so many great memories of him and Nanci back in the day. After just hearing this awful news today, I truly am sorry I missed his wake because I would of loved to have had that shot of Irish whiskey for my friend and to hear many great stories I am sure that were shared. I know how much he adored his son, because about 2 years ago I gave him a ride and he was so happy to tell me all about him and seeing for myself the proud Dad he was. Until we meet again my friend, please greet me with your smile. To the Connell family I hope your pain melts away quickly and is filled up with the joys of your wonderful memories of Terry.
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A candle was lit by Paula and Terry McCarthy on January 27, 2015 8:52 AM
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