, Salem, MA

January 31, 2013

Robert F. Conner, 85

Deltona, Fla. — Robert F. Conner, age 85, passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2012. Robert was a World War II Navy veteran, retired from Salem State College as a refrigeration maintenance technician for the ice rink and sports complex.

Robert was an excellent carpenter who enjoyed making furniture and rocking chairs for his grandkids.

Robert was the husband of the late Rita Conner and is survived by his one daughter Kathleen (Bert) Connolly; two sons, Kerry Conner and his fiance Nancy Dasaro and Kevin Conner; sister Betty Gerber and sister-in-law Shirley Conner. He was the grandfather of Eric (Mary) Connolly, Scott (Renee) Connolly, Allison (James) Cassidy, Kerriann (Marty) Miserindino, Ashley (Mike) Adessa and Brendan Conner; great-grandfather of Austin, Camryn, Jake, Luke, and Tyler Connolly, Noella and Millie Miserindino, Connor and Regan Cassidy. Robert was also the stepfather of Robert (Pam) Rosinski, Donna (Philip) Denneson, and David Rosinski.

Robert was preceded in death by his brother James Conner.

Bob was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, as well as a great friend to all, and he will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

ARRANGEMENTS: In Bob's memory a memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at 9 a.m., St. Anne's Church, 290 Jefferson Ave., Salem. Friends and relatives are invited to attend.