Jeannette O. (Powers) Connor, 80, died Monday evening August 20, 2012 in the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after a long illness. Born in Dover, NH on April 5, 1932 she was the daughter of the late Edmund and Rose (Croft) Powers. Jeannette attended and graduated from the Sacred Heart Colleges Nursing Program in Manchester, NH. For 37 years she was the administrator of the Stephen Caldwell Memorial Nursing Home in Ipswich, retiring 8 years ago. Jeannette was predeceased by her husband Andrew G. Connor, Sr., formerly of Dover on July 23, 2009. Jeannette is survived by her son Andrew G. Connor, Jr. and his wife Irene of Gloucester, her grandson Andrew Crane Connor also of Gloucester. She is also survived by 2 brothers: Edmund Powers and his wife Anna of Framingham, Robert Powers and his wife Graciala of Westborough, 1 sister Mary Cabrera of Portsmouth, NH and several nieces and nephews. Jeannette was also predeceased by her daughter Kathleen R. Connor formerly of Ipswich on February 25, 2011. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday August 24th at 10:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church 52 Linebrook Road, Ipswich. Burial will be Friday August 24th at 1:00 P.M. at St. Charles Cemetery Old Rochester Road Dover, NH. Visiting hours will be Thursday August 23rd. from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. in the Morris Funeral Home 45 North Main Street, Ipswich, relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers please make contributions in Jeannettes name to: the Shriners Hospitals for Children Burn Center 51 Blossom Street Boston, MA 02114. For directions or to send condolences to Jeannettes family please go to www.morrisfh.com
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Published in The Ipswich Chronicle from Sept. 18 to Sept. 25, 2012