City of Weirton Ward I Councilman, Timothy Charles Connell, was born in Steubenville, OH in 1945 to James and Josephine Connell. Mr. and Mrs. Connell raised Tim and his eight siblings in Weirton on Elm Street. Councilman Connell and his wife, Christine (LeMasters) Connell of Weirton, currently live in Ward I. Tim is the father of Doug Connell of Weirton and Brad Connell of Dundalk, MD, step-father of Mike Serafine of Weirton and Marla (Serafine) Blake of Wheeling, WV, and the grandfather of twelve.
Tim attended St. Paul’s Grade School and graduated from Weir High School in 1964.
Councilman Connell proudly served his country in 1965 during Vietnam as a service member in the Navy where he was stationed aboard the USS Waldo County, LST-1163 as a Radioman.
Upon returning home in 1969, Tim worked at the Weirton Steel Corporation for 37 years until he retired from the Sheet Mill Department in 2001.
Councilman Connell has been proudly serving Ward I since 2015. Tim takes great pride in collaborating with the Mayor, Council, city administration, city departments, businesses, and citizens to bring Weirton back to the great city it once was!