Joseph Connell, 60

Joseph Desmond Connell, 60, husband of Louise Johanna (Henry) Connell, passed away on December 24, 2021, at Pottstown Hospital.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late John P. and Catherine T. (Boyle) Connell.

Joe was an avid drummer. He was a great cook, enjoyed watching westerns, and loved his dogs very much.

Surviving along with his wife Louise of 34 years, are his children Erin Reed, Cory Connell, and Sean Connell; sister Donna Gleason, wife of Fran; brother John Connell, husband of Patricia; grandchildren Kevin Hendrickson and Charlotte Connell. He is predeceased by his sister Kathleen Creter.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at 11:00AM at Catagnus Funeral Home (329 N. Lewis Rd., Royersford, PA 19468). Burial will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. A visitation will also be held on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, from 9:30-11:00AM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association (

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Dear Louise and children, I was so sorry to here about Joe’s passing., especially having known him since he was a very little boy. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers

~ Lizanne Leh Bensalem, PA
1/7/2022 12:48:46 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. We will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. Joe will be missed

~ Bill Gleason Marlton, NJ
1/6/2022 4:33:02 PM

Dear Donna and family So sorry for your loss. Your family and joe’s family are in my thoughts and prayers

~ Denise gregory
1/6/2022 3:32:09 PM