Martin A. Connors

Martin A. Connors, 80, of Pittston, died Wednesday evening in Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. Surviving is his wife of 57 years, Ann Lamper Connors.

Born Sept. 29, 1932, in Buffalo, N.Y., son of the late Martin and Mary McRae Connors, he was a graduate of Pittston Twp. High School and attended Lackawanna Junior College. He was a life member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston, and a member of the Fraternal Order of Police. Before retirement, he was employed by the Pennsylvania State Police as troop administrative manager, Wyoming.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him.

Also surviving are his daughters, Anne Dotro, Florida; Pamela Smigiel, Pittston; and Sandra Dubiel and husband, Paul, Pittston Twp.; a son, Martin Connors and wife, Catherine, Duryea; grandchildren, Frank Dotro, Dehlia Dotro, Katie Dotro, William Connors, Alysha Smigiel, Julie Maroni, Michael Maroni, Abby Connors, Zachary Connors and Anthony Sabulski; great-grandchildren, Desiree Dotro and Dylan Dotro; a brother-in-law, a sister-in-law, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

The funeral will be Monday at 9 a.m. from the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 in St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William St., Pittston. Interment, parish cemetery.

Friends may call Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m.

Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadon

Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 27, 2013