Viola M. DownesApril 21, 1941 ~ March 29, 2017 (age 75)
On March 29, 2017 Viola M. Downes (nee Shanholtz) beloved wife of the late William E. Downes; devoted mother of Russell A., John E.,Michael A. and Linda M. Downes; dear sister of Joy M. Hall and George F. Shanholtz; loving grandmother of Justin C. and Amber M. Downes, Noah D. Juarez and the late Joseph A. Laricci; great grandmother of Dorothy M. Downes. Also survived by nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Avenue on Monday at 11 am. Visiting hours on Sunday 3-5 and 7-9 pm. Interment Holly Hill Memorial Gardens.