Thomas J. Connor

Thomas J. Connor, 60, of Carbondale, died March 17 at Regional Hospital of Scranton.

Born in Carbondale, son of the late Gerard W. Sr. and Evelyn McMullen Connor, he was a member of St. Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale. He was a 1971 graduate of St. Rose High School, Carbondale, and graduated from Lackawanna College with an Associate of Science degree in business management and Marywood College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication arts and sciences. After graduating from Marywood, he worked with a local professional theater group, and then with the Nicolo Marionettes and the Puppet People on Broadway, New York City. He was later employed as a physician billing clerk at Community Medical Center, Scranton. He was a member of the Carbondale Historical Society. After his disability, he volunteered at St. Rose of Lima Parish, assisting in computerizing church and cemetery records.

Surviving are a sister, Linda Speicher and husband, Richard, Carbondale; a brother, James Connor, State College; a sister-in-law, Barbara Connor, Carbondale; several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Gerard W. Connor Jr., in January 2012.

The funeral will be Saturday with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church. Interment will be at St. Rose of Lima Cemetery, Carbondale. Arrangements are by the Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home Inc., 55 Lincoln Ave., Carbondale.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 9 until Mass time at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rose of Lima Church, 6 N. Church St., Carbondale, PA 18407, or Carbondale Historical Society, P.O. Box 151, Carbondale, PA 18407.

Online condolences may be sent at www.brennanfu neralhomes.com.

Funeral Home

Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home, Inc.
55 Lincoln Avenue Carbondale, PA 18407
(570) 282-2710

Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 2, 2014