Conceda M. Krell

April 20, 1943March 9, 2018
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Conceda Mary Krell (aka “Nona”, “Shady”, “Connie”), age 74, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018. Born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, she was always full of love and life, and enjoyed hosting parties, cooking, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren. She worked as an account executive for more than 20 years, hustling as a full commission outside salesperson even at age 74.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred L. Krell, Jr.; parents, Joseph Fanelli and Teresa Fanelli; and brothers/sisters, Joseph Fanelli, John Fanelli, Fred Fanelli, Ed Fanelli, Joanne Kochol, Lucilla Mae Fanelli, and Bill Fanelli. She is survived by her son, Todd Joseph Krell and wife Veronica; daughter, LuAnn Marie Croix and husband Josh; grandchildren, Kassidi and Kendall Krell, and Madeline, Zachary, and Christian Croix; brother, Louie Fanelli; sisters, Teresa Cremia, Patricia Mitnitsky, and Kathleen Palmer.

A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, March 23, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in The Woodlands. A Rosary at 9:45am and visitation hour beginning at 10:15am will precede the Funeral Mass. A reception will follow at Connie's home in Del Webb, The Woodlands. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston by visiting


23 March


9:45 a.m.

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

7801 Bay Branch Dr.
The Woodlands, Texas 77382

23 March


10:15 a.m.

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

7801 Bay Branch Dr.
The Woodlands, Texas 77382

23 March

Funeral Mass

11:30 a.m.

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

7801 Bay Branch Dr.
The Woodlands, Texas 77382

26 March


2:00 p.m.

Houston National Cemetery

10410 Veterans Memorial
Houston, Texas 77038


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Jan Paull

March 23, 2018

Did not know Connie very long. Only about a year. But she was such a lively, fun person. Will miss her smile. Will miss her playing poker and going to parties and seeing her. My condolences to her family. I am so grateful to have known her and she will be greatly missed.

Jacki Bradbury Guerrero

March 22, 2018

Connie was my account rep for the seven years we have been in business. She was always caring and understood the meaning of customer service. She will be missed by my company. My prayers are with her family.

Mabeth Coleman

March 22, 2018

Connie was a faithful friend, loving Mother and Grandmother, devoted wife and a loyal employee. She loved to cook, party and entertain and excelled at it all. Our hearts are saddened. We will miss her., her laughter and her spunk and treasure forever the memories of her joy.

Charlene Strine

March 21, 2018

Luann & Todd,

I'm so sorry. My heart is aching for the loss of such a amazing and vibrant woman. She was a model to live life to the fullest each and every day and I loved hearing all of the amazing adventures that she would go one. Your mom was not just someone that I worked with, but she was my friend. I will truly miss her smile and laugh that greeted me every day. God bless and Gods speed my friend.

Charlene Strine

Robert Morris

March 20, 2018


I’m so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Maryann Edwards

March 18, 2018

Our heart breaks for the family. Connie was a dear friend many good times with her and your Dad on our trips to New Orleans. The past several years I played Poker with her,one game our poker group won't play anymore is follow the queen,because she hated that game. We will miss her. We will raise a glass of wine and toast her.

Pete and Maryann Edwards.

Amelia & Joe Holden

March 17, 2018

Todd & Luann,

So sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. We worked together at our first jobs at Laird Bissel and Meeds Brokerage House in Philadelphia. It was through your Mom that I met my husband Joe Holden from St. Clair when she would invite me home to Pottsville on weekends. She was also one of my bridesmaids when we got married in 1966 one year before she and your Father got married. We were great friends.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Amelia & Joe Holden

Hal Yeager

March 15, 2018

Todd & Luann,
We are sorry to here about your Mom. Our thoughts are with you.

The Yeager's
Hal, Sandra, Ron & Karen

Scott Walker

March 14, 2018

Lu and Todd,

As with you dad, your mom played such a huge roll in my life growing up. She will be sorely missed.

Scottie Walker

Colleen Fanelli

March 13, 2018