Richard J. Connors
February 17, 1931 ~ June 24, 2016
Richard James Connors, 85, of Canfield, Ohio, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2016.
Richard was born on February 17, 1931 in Norwalk, Connecticut to John and Alice Connors. After serving in the Navy aboard the USS Northampton CC-1, he graduated from the University of Connecticut and began his career as a Certified Public Accountant at Perkin Elmer where he met his wife of 53 years, Judy (McInerney) Connors. They relocated to Ohio where he continued his career as CFO at Wean United. Richard was a kind and gentle man who always put his family first. He is survived by his wife Judy, his daughter Jenn Connors of New York City, his daughter Erin Ashley Stehn and her husband Dan of Boston, his grandchildren Nicholas and Caitlin Stehn of Boston, his sister Eileen (Ireland) Shaughnessy and her husband Jack of Norwalk and many loving nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, Richard will be reunited in heaven with his brother Fred O’Connor, sister-in-law Gladys, brother-in-law Ralph Ireland, nephew Danny Ireland & niece Sharon (O’Connor) Amato.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 2, at 10:30 AM at St. Mary Church, 669 West Avenue, Norwalk. Interment will follow in St. John Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk.