NEWFIELDS—M. Carolyn Conner, 99, formerly of Exeter Road and a current resident of The Pines of Newmarket, died May 8, 2012 at the Exeter Hospital.
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Born November 18, 1912 in Newmarket, she was the daughter of Daniel and Adeline (Varney) Brady. As a young woman Carolyn was a prize-winning dress designer and seamstress. Before marrying, she worked for the Exeter Hospital and the Phillips Exeter Academy. During World War II she lived in Boston and was employed at Raytheon.
Her husband of 60 years, Alfred Conner Jr. third generation owner of Squamscot Beverages died in 2008. She met Alfred while commuting on the trains to and from Boston during the war. They were married in 1948. In 2006, she was the proud recipient of the Boston Post Cane.
Carolyn was a member of Rockingham County Extension, The Daughter's of the American Revolution, and the Newfields Community Church. As a youngster she belonged to 4-H. She enjoyed knitting, cooking, sewing and gardening.
Carolyn is survived by three children, William Conner of London, England, Thomas Conner and his wife Eileen of Newfields, and Teresa Kaufmann of Newfields; five grandchildren, Roger Conner, Daniel Conner of Newfields, Krystal Kaufmann of Barrington, Kevin Kaufmann and Melissa Kaufmann who are serving in the military, stationed in Washington; six great grandchildren; sister, Josephine LaChance of Colebrook, N.H.; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by three brothers Charles, Francis, and James Brady.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, May 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home, 77 Exeter Street, Newmarket.
A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday May 17 at 11 a.m. at the Newfields Community Church, Main Street, Newfields.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newfields Community Church, at Main Street Newfields, N.H. 03856.
Visit www.kentandpelczarfh.com to sign an online guest book.
Kent & Pelczar Funeral Home - Newmarket
77 Exeter Street (Route 108)
Newmarket, NH 03857
Published in Fosters from May 14 to May 15, 2012