Martin A. Connors

Martin A. Connors, 80, of Pittston, passed away Wednesday evening, April 24, 2013, in Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.

Born in Buffalo on Sept. 29, 1932, he was a son of the late Martin and Mary (McRae) Connors. He was a graduate of Pittston Township 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.

Prior to 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.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Ann Lamper Connors; daughters, Anne Dotro, Florida, Pamela Smigiel, Pittston, and Sandra Dubiel and her husband, Paul, Pittston Township; son, Martin Connors and his 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; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Monday from the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William St., Pittston. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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Published in Times Leader on Apr. 27, 2013