Cover photo for James  J. Connell, Sr.'s Obituary
James  J. Connell, Sr. Profile Photo
1962 James 2020

James J. Connell, Sr.

September 20, 1962 — May 9, 2020

James J. Connell, Sr., 57, of Port Charlotte, FL passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2020. He was born on September 20, 1962, to Bernard and Barbara Connell in Brick, NJ.  James resided in Brick Township working as an Automobile Salesman for many years prior to retiring in early 2019 to Port Charlotte.

An avid fisherman, James loved fishing the waters off Florida’s coast.  He was also a serious sports enthusiast with a fondness for baseball and any New York or New Jersey team.  He will forever be remembered for his knowledge of the game by all of his family and friends.

James will be deeply missed by his daughter Michelle; son Jimmy Jr.; brother Tommy; and sister Kathy.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in James name to The Yankees Foundation,  To express condolences to the family and share in celebrating the life of James, please visit and sign the online guestbook.  Arrangements are by Johnson Taylor Funeral and Cremation.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James J. Connell, Sr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, May 15, 2020

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Johnson-Taylor Funeral & Cremation

1515 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Photo Gallery

Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree