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Connie L. Tegan, 83 of Estero, FL passed away on June 6, 2019, from complications of COPD.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Our Lady of Light Catholic Church in Estero, FL. Rev. Hugh J. McGuigan, OSFS, will be oﬃciating. Burial will follow the funeral on the grounds of the church. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Baldwin Brother’s Funeral & Cremation Society.
Connie was born in Milton, MA, on February 16, 1936, the middle of seven siblings, to James and Ann (Murray) Kelty. She grew up in Milton and on Long Island, NY. She graduated from Milton High School.
Connie was married to Paul J. Tegan on November 13, 1954. They were married at St. Agatha’s Church in Milton, MA. They were true soulmates, happily married for almost 65 years. They did everything together and especially enjoyed their trips to the Caribbean.
Connie was a dedicated homemaker who enjoyed cooking, knitting and sports. She was involved in coaching girls’ softball as well as volunteering for several charities including the March of Dimes. Most important in her life was her family. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother, who always had time to play a game, color and paint or read a story.
Connie is survived by her husband, Paul, 86; her children and their spouses, Elise and Ron Bardsley, Kerri Tegan, Nancy and Richard FitzGerald and Andrew and Jennifer Tegan; one sister, Ann Kelty Carpenter, seven grandchildren: Rachel and her husband Tim, Sydney, Caeli, Olivia, Shannon, Paul and Daley and two great-grandsons: Teddy and Rhett as well as extended family and many dear friends.
Connie is preceded in death by one son, Peter Tegan, 53; one brother, Brian and four sisters, Pat, Margaret, Diane and Carol.
She will be missed forever and will always remain in our hearts.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to Hope Hospice The family wishes to thank Joanne’s House of Hope Hospice.