Donald S. Connery

Litchfield, Connecticut

1926 - 2021


Litchfield, Connecticut


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CONNERY-Donald S., a widely traveled foreign correspondent during the "golden age of journalism," author, and eloquent advocate for criminal justice reform, passed away on January 11, 2021, at age 94 from complications caused by pneumonia. Knowing early and clearly what he wanted to do in life,...

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So sorry to read this. My condolences to Leslie and the family. Donald Connery was my step-cousin. His stepmother Anne Morris Connery and my mother Martha Morris Johnson were sisters. I tried to reach him via an email address I had found via a Google search 2 or 3 years ago, but did not receive a response. Although it has been many years since we had been in contact, I have bragged many times about his accomplishments, of which there were so many. I remember hearing the story of the trip with...

‘Whoever saves a single life saves the entire world.’
Don saved many worlds.
I am devastated. I did not know saints died.

A very sweet and beautiful and inspiring and amazing great person who i had the greatest pleasure of knowing my condolences go out to the family

Please except my deepest sympathies to you and your family at this time of grieving. May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

We met Donald when our family was at our lowest point in life. Our son Ryan was wrongly accused of a crime he did not commit and Donald was able to bring some sense and understanding to the whole situation at a time we felt we didn't have any support. His dedication to truth and justice was a breath of fresh air to us and we will never forget him for that. We will miss his seemingly endless stories (in number and duration) about anything and everything. Our thoughts are with Leslie and the...