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Connie Leigh Solina

April 29, 1945 — November 21, 2022


Connie L. Solina (Brown), lifelong resident of Syracuse, Indiana passed away peacefully at Grace Village Retirement Community in Winona Lake on Monday, November 21, 2022, at the age of 77.

Connie was born on April 29, 1945, she was the only daughter of Delbert and Lois Brown (Kline). Connie grew up in Syracuse and graduated from Syracuse High School in 1963. After high school, she enjoyed traveling and completed a business program at International Business College. During her professional career she worked for Sprint United Telephone Company as an administrative assistant. After 30 years with Sprint she retired in 2000. 

On January 11, 1969, she married Steven W. Solina. Steve and Connie lived in Syracuse, Indiana where they raised their three children, Christopher, Kelli and Candi. Steven and Connie spent 48 wonderful years together before his passing on September 15, 2017.

Connie was a dedicated wife, mother and friend. She loved spending her free time bowling with friends and traveling. She was well loved by those who knew her, especially those who took care of her while living at Grace Village. Connie loved to spend her time with family fishing, boating and laying in the sun at the sandbar on Lake Wawasee. 

Those who survive include her two daughters, Candice (Joseph) Salvo of Syracuse and Kelli (Jason) Gambrel of North Vernon, Indiana; grandchildren, Elijah, Delaney, Megan, Evan, Emma, Brock, Grace, Jaryt, and Taryn; great grandchildren, Ali, Marley, and Dominic; and her brother, Rodger Brown. She is further survived by many extended family members and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; Delbert & Lois Brown; husband, Steven; son, Chris and her brother, Michael Brown. 

Titus Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Syracuse is entrusted with the care of Connie. Friends may join her family on Friday, December 9, 2022, at 3:00pm for a graveside service at Syracuse Cemetery where her and her husband will be laid to rest. To make a donation in honor of Connie, memorial gifts are appreciated to Grace Village. To leave a condolence or send flowers, please visit

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Friday, December 9, 2022

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