Obituary of Albert McConnach

July 8, 2024

Albert McConnach was born to Enes Bettelli and George McConnach on July 2, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York. He was an outstanding man, father, husband, brother, cousin and uncle. He served honorably in the United States Navy in 1945.
Albert began his work life as a printer and worked many years in the industry. In early 1968 he met his wife Mary and shortly after they were married and remained so for over 55 years until his death. Later in 1968 their daughter Kelly was welcomed. He was an avid NY Yankees fan and NY Giants fan and a natural athlete. He was also a lover of jazz music.
In 1970 Albert was inducted into the Masonic brotherhood, Phoenix Lodge in Brooklyn. He served valiantly for over 50 years. He held many different positions in the organization including Master, Grand Master and Potentate.
He was also well known in the Mecca Shrine for personally providing over 500 transports for children going to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia.
Albert is survived by his wife of 55 years Mary and his daughter Kelly McConnach, her partner Trisia Tomanelli and his niece Claudyne Bedell who was like daughter to him. He’s also survived by his brothers William Remia and his wife Sharon, and Edward Remia and his wife Leanne, his cousin Dorothy Diess, and her husband Lou and all of their children and grandchildren. He’s also survived by many nieces and nephews who loved him dearly. His greatest title in life was “Uncle Al”. He will be missed dearly, and his memory will live on in our hearts forever.

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July 12, 2024

1:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Greenwich Village Funeral Home

199 Bleecker Street

New York, NY 10012

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Dear Mary, My deepest condolences to you. May Bro Al rest in everlasting peace in that house not made with hands eternal in the heavens. Truly, Robert Remington

Posted by: Robert Remington - New York, NY - Acquaintance July 12, 2024

Mary, please accept my condolences on your loss. Al was truly an original. His presence will be missed by many. May he rest in eternal Peace. Joe Quinones

Posted by: Joseph Quinones - .NYC, Ny - Acquaintance July 12, 2024

Kelly, Your dad led a remarkable life and I am sorry to hear about his passing. I know he will be missed by everyone who knew him especially in the old Bensonhurst neighborhood. May he rest in peace. Emily Wong

Posted by: Emily Wong - Brooklyn , New York - Neighbor July 19, 2024
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