Frank J. Conners

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Frank J. Conners

March 23, 1933 - October 30, 2018

Bangor Frank J. Conners, 85, passed away peacefully October 30, 2018 with his family at his side, following a long illness.
He was born in Bangor, March 23, 1933, son of Stanley and Nina Conners.
Frank was a graduate of John Bapst High School, and he attended Husson College and the University of Southern Maine. In 1957 Frank married his high school sweetheart, Geneva Malone.
He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War. Frank proudly followed his father and brothers' footsteps with a career in the railroad industry.
He was an active member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Frank enjoyed watching New England sports teams, especially the Red Sox. He enjoyed music, singing, dancing and playing tennis.
He was predeceased by a special grandson, David Adams; brothers, William, Stanley and Linwood; and sisters, Althea Washburn and Gloria Cormier.
Surviving are his devoted wife of 61 years, Geneva; five loving daughters, Jeannie Sullivan and husband, Butch, of Bangor, Cindy Carlisle and husband, Brian, of Newburgh, Nina Conners and husband, Michael Wood, of Hampden, Laurie Stevenson and husband, Kevin, of Bangor, Lisa Lower and husband, Fred, of Bangor; thirteen grandchildren, Crystal and Josh Sullivan, Broc Carlisle and wife Morgen, Jill Prendergast and husband Zach, Timothy Carlisle and girlfriend, Allison, Katie Adams and husband, Robb Dufour, Courtney Utz and husband, Dan, Lindsey, Kyle, and Michaela Stevenson, Alexis and McKenzie Lower; five great-grandchildren, Eliza and Gavin Prendergast, Emily Adams and Jaxon Dufour, Greyson Utz ; special granddaughter-in-law, Marcela Ruge; two sisters, Joyce Caffery of Watertown, MA, Rosemary Malcolm of Yarmouth; and many nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Westgate Center for their loving and exceptional care of Frank.
Relatives and friends are invited to call 2 p.m. -4 p.m. Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St. Bangor. A Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Monday November 5, 2018 at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Ohio St. Bangor. The family invites all to share conversation and refreshments in the parish hall, following the Mass.
Friends who wish may contribute in Frank's memory to Westgate Center Activity Fund, 750 Union St., Bangor, ME 04401.
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Published on November 2, 2018
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judy hawes
Nov 08, 2018
Jeanie and family so sorry for your loss
judy hawes
Nov 08, 2018
Jeanie and family so sorry for your loss, frank was such a nice man and he will be missed. god bless
Ray and Marylou Cormier
Nov 05, 2018
Sorry to hear about Frank.
Our prayers for you and family.
Rest In Peace
Sue & Ralph Doucette
Nov 05, 2018
Nina and Cindy - our sincere condolences to you and your family for your great loss. Frank was such a happy and caring man. He so loved to share his gift of singing, and what a wonderful voice he had. He will be missed.
Chuck Shepley
Nov 02, 2018
Geneva, I read about Frank's passing. I am so sorry, I remember Frank very well while I was growing up on Sanford St. He was a good man who always treated us well.
Louine Olivares
Nov 02, 2018
On behalf of the Bangor VA I offer our deepest condolences to Geneva and other family members of Frank Conners; you're in our hearts and thoughts!
Rodney and Judy Hanscom
Nov 02, 2018
For 22 years we appreciated having Frank as our "across the street" neighbor, and enjoyed his spontaneous bursting into song at any hour of the day. Our sincere condolences to the Conners family.
Bruce Goodin
Nov 02, 2018
Laurie - I'm very sad to hear the news of your dad's passing. He was a lot of fun and always brought a smile to those around him. Thoughts and prayers to you, your mom and and your siblings and all your family members.
Phyllis Hammond
Nov 02, 2018
Rae Anne Smith
Nov 02, 2018
So sorry to hear the news of Frank’s passing. Glad that all of you were there with him. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you, he was blessed with lots of love from his family and friends.