Connie Rae Bender, 73, formerly of Enola passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2023 at Harmony at West Shore.
Born on April 4, 1950 in Lancaster, PA she was the daughter to the late Harold McKonly and Erla (Gochenaur) McKonly. She was preceded in death by her sister, Dianne Devereaux and nephew, Todd Devereaux.
She was retired from Dayton Parts Inc. and also the Patriot News. She was a past member of Wormleysburg and Midway Fire Companies. Her past hobbies included following the Harrisburg Senators and watching the players grow into major league players. She enjoyed her family, granddogs, deer watching, an avid bird watcher, and loved her squirrels.
Connie is survived by her daughter, Karen Mohler (Karl); a brother, Pat McKonly (Kim); a brother-in-law, Ray Devereaux; 2 granddaughters, Kayla and Lauren; a niece, Beth (Bill); 2 nephews, Tim and Steven (Meagan), and numerous great nieces and nephews; and dear family friends the Kramer’s and the Scott’s.
Thank you to the staff of Harmony at West Shore for the care that they gave to Mom and also to Grane Hospice for their assistance.
Visitation only will be from 10AM-11AM on Monday, October 2, 2023 at Sullivan Funeral Home, 51 N. Enola Dr., Enola PA 17025.
The Sullivan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Bender family.