Connie

October 20, 1955 ~ December 5, 2020

Born in: Owensboro, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Connie Pike Mongold, 65, of Owensboro, passed away December 5, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Connie was born October 20, 1955 in Owensboro to the late Lawrence and Emma Jean Smith Pike, Jr.

Hard work and Connie went hand-in-hand, having retired from Grandy’s after 33 years, where she served as the General Manager. Connie was a member, and certainly a proud one, of Panther Creek Baptist Church, where she, too, was heavily involved. All about her grandchildren, Connie was selfless, hardworking, and made sure to attend all their games and sporting events, proudly penned as the loudest in the stands. She loved to travel, was quite eclectic, enjoyed taking pictures and gnomes, and was named “everybody’s Granny” by too many to count. An avid NASCAR fan, you would find her rooting on her favorite driver, Dale Earnhart, Jr.

Aside from her parents, Connie is preceded in death by her husband, Larry Mongold; son Benjamin Knight; and a brother, Larry Pike.

Surviving are her children, Chad (Jaime) Mongold and Jeff (Amber) Mongold; five grandchildren, Traven Mongold, Landon Mongold, Logan Mongold, Keaton Mongold and Libby Mongold; sister-in-law, Sherry Pike; two nieces, Amy Hoenicke and Beth Trogden; and best friend, Ruth Johnson.

Funeral services will be held at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, with Brother Eddie Duke officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Wendell Foster Center, 815 Triplett Street, Owensboro, KY 42301 and Panther Creek Baptist Church, 7146 US Hwy 431, Owensboro, KY 42301. The family would like to thank the staff of the Critical Care Unit at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

All twenty-five loved ones who wish to honor Connie at the visitation and funeral are required to wear a mask while inside the funeral home for the safety of all those in attendance.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Mongold. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Connie Mongold by signing her virtual guestbook below.

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  1. Our deepest Sympathy for the loss of Connie. She was a very special person and will be missed terribly by those of us who knew and loved her

  2. Connie was truly a genuine gal… many fond memories over the years.. Our deepest sympathy to all who loved her.

  3. Connie was such a wonderful person. She and I had become traveling buddies and were to be roomies in an upcoming trip to New Mexico in 2021.
    Please know that your family is in my prayers. She certainly ky loved her live and especially you, her family.

  4. Loved Connie’s smile and heart for service. Enjoyed getting to know her as we worked the concession stand at volleyball. A poem for Connie:
    The skies might be gray or the bluest of blue, the day the Lord calls me home. Be sure the sun is shining in my heart For I’ve fought the faithful fight and know I have finished well. Prayers for the family.

  5. Chad, Jeff, and families please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Sending air hugs, Dan, Melanie, and Steven Forest Connor

  6. Connie was a one of kind, amazing lady. We had quit a ride at Grandy’s. She always made everyone feel like family. She always enjoyed seeing all our kiddos in their Halloween costumes, she looked forward to seeing all the teenagers in their prom gowns. She enjoyed getting graduation invitations. She always through a great Christmas party. So many years and so many memories. I love this woman and feel so blessed to have had her in my life. I know she felt truly blessed and loved by her grandchildren:) My prayers are with the family.

  7. Connie was such a sweet woman. I’m so thankful I was able to meet such a kind, loving person. Grandys was my very first ever job and she was a great teacher. Connie was a granny and the best one at that, her grandkids were her entire world. All my thoughts and prayers go out to her family during this difficult time.

  8. I loved Connie’s contagious smile!!!!
    She was an energetic and hard working person with her love and devotion for God and her family.
    I would see her at her mom’s or Larry and Sherry’s home. I also would see her with Ben as I worked in the hospital in the area that helped with feeding tubes in which Ben had to use .
    Connie loved him with all her heart as she does her children and her nieces Amy and Beth and sister in law Sherry!!!
    My prayers go out to all of you as she leaves this earth and her recent sufferings. May she look upon all of you as she celebrated her holidays in Heaven with husband, Ben, brother Larry ,and her mom and dad.
    Amen.

  9. Oh no Connie was my General Manager at Grandy’s. I worked there right after High school and she was always so caring, all about her staff, and always wanted Grandys to be a great place to work. You will truly be missed. To all of Connie’s family your in my thoughts and prayers.

  10. Connie will be greatly missed. We didn’t have many years to spend with her, but she was a blessing to our church family in so many ways. We enjoyed her years at Grandy’s as well, since it was one of my dad’s favorite places to eat. I’m sure we spent many Sunday’s enjoying her gift of cooking. We will continue to keep all of you in our prayers and know she was loved by many. Sincerely, Steve and Sharon Graybill

  11. I knew Connie from Grandy’s and she was always so pleasant and helpful! Your family is in our prayers.

  12. I worked with Connie for 10 years at Grandys! Such a sweet and kind person. She always said the sweetest things about our children. We will miss her dearly. Sending prayers to the family❤️

  13. Knew Connie for long time…was so sorry to hear of her passing but know she is in heaven with her family…..She was a special lady…..always had a smile for everyone…..I will always remember her as a trusted friend…….I will miss her but one day we will meet again.

  14. Connie’s Family,
    Sincere sympathy to each of you. My family (Murphy) were neighbors of Connie’s parents while Connie and Larry were growing up in Curdsville. They were great neighbors and her mom, Imogene, stayed in touch with my mom by never failing to send cards for every occasion to her up until her death. It has been a few years since I have seen Connie but she sure looked like her mom, especially that smile. May God give you peace and comfort during this sorrowful time and may Connie rest in peace.

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