Carla T. Connell
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Carla T. Connell
  • March 10, 1954 - October 29, 2017
  • Fall River, Massachusetts

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Carla T. Connell, age 63, of Fall River, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born in Bethesda, Maryland a daughter of the late Robert and Jeannette (Nadeau) Tidwell, she lived all over the world before settling in the area in 1987.

A graduate of Tiverton High School, Class of 1972, she received her associate's degree in Liberal Arts from Bristol Community College.

Carla worked as a Supervisor for McDonald's on South Main Street and for the Fall River Herald News for many years. A social activist, she loved music, baking and most of all spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her Uncle Paul Nadeau and brother Thomas Tidwell and respective families, her children, Christopher Rego and wife Kim Rego, Cathleen "Katie" Rego and significant other Joseph Oblatore, Joshua Tennant and wife Kris Tennant, and Sean Connell of Fall River. Carla also has 7 grandchildren, Carolyn Mello, CJ Souza, Tyler Rego, Kelsey Mello, Jocelyn Fernandes, Savanna Tennant, and Katelyn McCormick. She is also blessed with two great-grand children, Kylie and Kayda Fernandes.

Her visiting hours will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00PM in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St., Fall River. Relatives and friends invited.

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