- Ethel M. (Budrow) Connors, 94, of Bangor, formerly of Easton, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, November 28, 2016, at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, CT. She was born in Bath, New Brunswick, Canada, on October 5, 1922, the daughter of Fredrick and Myrtle (DeMerchant) Budrow.
She married Frank Connors and had two children, Dana Connors and Sue Bassi with whom she lived for the past five years. She was a devoted wife and mother. Ethel's love of family and zest for life were apparent in her everyday living. She enjoyed gardening and cooking. She loved making cookies, jam, and pickles. Family and friends never went home empty handed.
Ethel is survived by her son, Dana Connors and his wife Joyce of Gray, and their children Gregory Connors and his wife Melanie of Portland, Christopher Connors and his wife Kathryn of Los Angeles, CA, her daughter, Sue C. Bassi of Bangor, and two great grandchildren Parker and Delaney Connors of Portland. She is also survived by her brother Fred (Bud) Budreau, of Easton, and her sister Avis Rackliffe of East Hartford, CT, and many loving nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by her dog Sophie, and the Helsley family who considered her their Special Nana.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, her brother, Roy Budrow, her sisters, Hazel B Webb, Violet B. Doak, and her son in law David Bassi.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church St, Presque Isle. Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at