Catherine Connelly

 

Age: 109

 

Summary: Connecticut woman who as an 11-year-old in 1904 was one of only 210 survivors of the General Slocum excursion boat disaster on the East River that killed 1,021 and was the second to last survivor (98-year-old Adella Wotherspoon of New Jersey is the last).

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: April 4, 1893

 

Died: October 17, 2002

 

Location: Wilton, Connecticut