Tappan Zee High School


Michelle D. Connell, 43, of Clifton Park, died Saturday, August 28, 1999 at Samaritan Hospital in Troy. Born in Yonkers, NY, she was the daughter of George A. Thiel of Mineola, LI and Margot W. Runge Thiel of Latham. She was the beloved wife of Paul J. Connell. Michelle was a graduate of the Tappan Zee High School and the Plattsburg School of Nursing with a B.S. degree. She was an accredited C.C.R.N. and C.G.R.N. She was employed after school at St. Maryës Hospital in Troy and then Samaritan Hospital for 15 years. Michelle was most recently employed as an R.N. at St. Peterës Hospital in Albany. She was a communicant of St. Ambrose Church in Latham. She enjoyed attending her sonës hockey games. Survivors, in addition to her husband and parents, include her loving children Douglas J. and Eric R. Connell, both of Clifton Park, her sister, Karen Cornell of Stamford, CT, and her brother George Thiel of Weare, NH. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, September 1, 1999 at 9am in St. Ambrose Church, 347 Old Loudon Road, Latham, NY, with Rev. Francis DuBois officiating. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the Dufresne & Cavanaugh Funeral Home, 149 Old Loudon Road, Latham, Tuesday from 4-8pm. Contributions to St. Ambrose Church, 347 Old Loudon Road, Latham, NY, 12110, would be appreciated. DUFRESNE & CAVANAUGH FUNERAL HOME 149 Old Loudon Road, Latham (518)785-8161