'Together Again'Lester A. Conner
95 of Jackson Twp. passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2013. He was born Nov. 18, 1917 in McVeytown, Pa. the son of the late Charles and Edna (Mertz) Conner. He enlisted in the Civilian Conservation Corps. Lester was an Army World War II veteran serving in the African Theater. He founded Alcon Tool Company in Akron with his brother, James, retiring in 1982 after 35 years of service. He was a member of Shady Hollow Country Club for 50 years, Bear's Paw Country Club in Naples, Fla. and was a 32nd Degree Mason.
He is the father of Charles E. (Cindy) Conner of Akron, Marylane 'Lanie' Conner of Gilbert, Ariz., Christopher P. (Mary) Conner of Walnut Creek, Calif. Les is the proud grandfather of Michelle, Alyson, Lindsay, and Kristin Conner, Nicole and Eric Joseph, Jack and Ellie Conner. He is survived by his sister, Phyllis Beacon and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marylane (Burkhardt) Conner (April 23, 2012); five brothers, James Corbett, Charles, John, Rex, and Fred Conner; two sisters, Nellie and Ruth.
Funeral Services will be held Monday, July 1, 2013 at Heitger Funeral ServiceJackson Chapel, 5850 Wales Ave. NW, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Joseph O'Donnell officiating. Calling hours will be held on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at Heitger Funeral ServiceJackson Chapel from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Burial will be at Sunset Hills Memory Gardens in North Canton. Please leave condolences at Heitger.com
Heitger Funeral Services, Jackson Chapel
5850 Wales Road Northwest Massillon, OH 44646
Published in The Repository from June 28 to June 30, 2013