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St. Joseph's Cemetery sign
Thomas P. Connell Grave marker


This grave marker which is at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, located at
179 Hackensack Avenue, Hackensack, New Jersey reveals that
Thomas P. Connell served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and died at the age of 54.

Thomas P. Connell was not on the Original Wall Unit List. but this confirms his connection to Hackensack by being buried within its borders since passing and forevermore. 

Let us never forget the seamen’s sacrifice.

Written by:
Bob Meli
June 22, 2017

 

Background image of Navy recruiting poster obtained from:
http://www.ww1propaganda.com/ww1-poster/navy-put-em-across-service-travel-and-training-ages-17-35