On behalf of the officers and members of the Woodland Beach Volunteer Fire Department it is with a horribly heavy heart that I announce the passing of Joseph “Mac” Connell Sr. on the evening of August 15, 2016, Chief Connell left this earth in the comfort of his home with his wife, son, many other family members and fire department family by his side. Mac wore many hats within our volunteer station and within the Anne Arundel County Fire Deprtment. Please keep his wife Shirley, son Mac Jr, and the rest of the Connell family in your prayers during this difficult time. Funeral arrangements are listed below and will be updated as plans are finalized. Rest easy, Chief. You will be sorely missed. We will take it from here.
Services are as follows:
Friday 2pm – 4pm & 6pm – 9pm
At Kalas Funeral Home,
2973 Solomons Island Rd, Edgewater, MD 21037
Funeral Service –
At Kalas Funeral Home
Graveside service immediately following.
This will be private for family only.
Wake/Reception- Following Funeral Service Elks Lodge, 2 Pythian Dr, Edgewater, MD 21037
Family is requesting that no fire aparatus be brought to the viewings or service. Woodland Beach VFD equipment will be representing Fire Service personnel.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Woodland Beach Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 236. Edgewater Md 21037.
More details will be posted as they are available. Thank you to all who have reached out with condolences and offers for help. They are greatly appreciated.