Doris L. (Crist) (Connell) Conti, 93, of Falconer passed away Thursday (October 3, 2019) in Heritage Park Rehab and Skilled Nursing.
She was born February 15, 1926 in Salamanca, the daughter of the late Clyde and Hazel Freeman Crist.
In earlier years Doris was a waitress at the Ironstone, Anderson’s, Mileys Old Inn and other area restaurants. Prior to retirement in 1993 she was employed by MRC-SKF.
She enjoyed crafting, traveling and playing bingo.
Surviving is her daughter Cathy (Paul) Whitford of Jamestown; three sons: Richard “Moose” (Marianne) Connell, Robert “Bob” Connell, Thomas Connell all of Falconer; a step daughter Cynthia Metzler of Colorado; six grandchildren: Jason (Jill) Muntz, Lori (Eric) Hofgren, Renee Whitford ,Stephanie (Karl) Cronk, Martin Connell, Raechel Connell; five step grandchildren: Lisa (Chad) VanGuilder, Robert Hallett, Michele Carey, Shannon Honeker, Jeremy Conti; numerous great grandchildren and one great great grandson; two brothers: Dennis Crist of Jamestown, Clifford Crist of California; sister Judy Cricks of California; sister-in-law Veronica Conti; numerous nieces and nephews, and her dear friend Audene Jarosz.
She was preceded in death by her husband Francis J. Conti whom she married November 20, 1993, who died March 1, 2010; a step daughter Donna Conti; a brother Gary Crist; four sisters:, June Ayrhart, Ruth Reiman, Shirley O’Neil, Nancy Rider; also Bob Cricks, Gisela Crist, Theresa (Conti) DeFabio.
The family will received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Falconer Funeral Home.
Memorials St. Jude’s Children’ s Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929.
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