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Joseph P. Conner Jr.

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Joseph P. Conner, Jr.

AGE: 46 • Smyrna

Passed away quietly on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the Delaware Hospice Center, Milford DE.

He was born in Wilmington, DE, the son of Virginia Anne Conner and the late Joseph Paul Conner, Sr. After graduating from Delcastle High School, he entered into an apprenticeship with the UA of Journeymen and Apprentices of Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry. He was an active member with UA Local 74 for over 26 years and took great pride in his work.

Joe enjoyed spending time with his family at the beach, surf fishing, cooking and had a special interest in WWII history. He was extremely fond of his late father who served in WWII and was proud of the old fashion values his father passed down to him.

He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph P. Conner, Sr. and a brother, Steve Desmond.

In addition to his mother, Virginia Egnor and her husband Len Egnor of Dagsboro, he is survived by his wife, Frances Snyder Conner; three step daughters, Alexis, Taylor and Bailey Grey; three brothers, John Desmond and wife Rene of Wilmington, Michael Desmond and wife Stella of Clayton, Chris Desmond of Smyrna and his sister, Catherine Kulhanek and husband Bill of Lenexa, Kansas.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Mealey Funeral Homes, Limestone and Milltown Roads, Wilmington, DE where visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery, 3300 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, DE.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963. www.MealeyFuneral 302-652-5913
Published in The News Journal from Mar. 9 to Mar. 11, 2016
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