Gregory  McConnell's Memorial

Gregory McConnell
(1948 - 2009)


Online Memorial  |   Photo Albums  |   Videos  |   Tributes  |   Friends/Family  |   Groups  |   Reach Outs  |   Invite  

General Details

Name: Mr Gregory McConnell
Nick Name: "Moses"
Gender: Male
Age: 60 years old
Lived: Monday, 13 December 1948 - Sunday, 2 August 2009

My Story

Gregory Gene McConnell died August 2 in Grass Valley after a long illness. He was 60.

He was born December 13,1948, in Ventura, CA. to Frank (Mac) McConnell and Kathryn McConnell Mowrey.

He graduated from Fillmore High School, Fillmore CA in 1966. Following high school he served in the Army in the 529th Military Police Company, a  coveted assignment within the military police corp. As a member of the USAREUR Honor Guard he participated in Change of Command ceremony of General A.H. Goodpaster and General L.L. Lymnitzer at Supreme Headquarter Allied  Powers in Europe. Also, in ceremonies of review by Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands and others. He worked in Europe for a number of years during which time he became a founding member of the Spirit Motorcycle Club started in 1976 by American Soldiers in Germany and still active. In recent years he worked for Grass Valley Veterinary Hospital. He was a gentle giant who loved the animals and the people who worked there. His hobbies were fishing and motorcycle riding. He will be missed by all who loved him.

He is survived by his mother, Kathryn McConnell Mowrey of Grass Valley, brother, Rodney F. McConnell & his wife, Marjorie of Nevada City, sister, Susan McConnell Moreno & her husband, Al of Big Oak Valley, nephews and niece. He was never married.

He was preceded in death by his father, Frank (Mac) McConnell and stepfather James R. Mowrey. 

Greg will be buried with his father in Bardsdale , CA. The date is pending for graveside services. A private memorial is being planned at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary and Crematory, Grass Valley.


Latest Tributes

View view all tributes
Stone Memorial Tribute
From: gfildes
View Memorial's Tribute
My thoughts and prayers are with your loving family. Flashes Rule!
Memory Memorial Tribute
From: alsusan
View Memorial's Tribute
In 1970 My Mother and I visited Greg in Germany. He requested that I bring him a Led Zepplin tape and we zipped all o...
Stone Memorial Tribute
From: alsusan
View Memorial's Tribute
Rocks are a symbol of strength, be strong in this time of passing


Fathers Name: Frank "Mac" McConnell
Mothers Name: Kathryn McConnell Mowrey
Siblings Names: Rod and Susan
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Grass Valley
Marital Status: Single


Other Interests:
Fishing and motorcycles


Place of Passing: At his home, Grass Valley, CA
Date of Passing: 2 August 2009
Cause of Passing: long illness
Type of Funeral: cremation
Place of Burial: Bardsdale, CA
Our Wishing Well

Tell a Friend

To tell others about the website in the memory of Gregory McConnell.

1,610 Visits    |    Online Memorial Created By: alsusan on 11 August 2009    |     Back to Top

Our Wishing Well