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.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on November 2, 2018
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