Nancy D. Connors RN (1926 - 2018)

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Nancy D. Connors, RN, 91, of Pottsville, died Tuesday evening at Reading Hospital and Medical Center, West Reading.

She was born Dec. 13, 1926, in Pottsville, daughter of the late Charles E. and Margaret C. Coyne Dougherty.

She was a 1944 graduate of Pottsville Catholic High School and a 1947 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Prior to retiring, she worked as a nurse at the Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, the former Good Samaritan Hospital, Pottsville, and the Greenview Nursing Home, Orwigsburg. Nancy was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Paul J. Connors, April 19, 2011; a sister, Joan D. Cressman; a brother, Ned Dougherty.

Surviving are her son, Ned Connors and his wife, Lori, Pottsville; two daughters, Christine C. Kurtz, Fort Lee, N.J.; Anne M. Connors, Pottsville; four grandchildren, Thomas Kurtz and his wife, Stacey, Margaret Kurtz, Olivia and Peyton Connors; a great-grandson, Cole Kurtz; nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday from St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville. Family and friends are invited to attend a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville. The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions made to St. Patrick Memorial Fund, 319 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, PA 17901. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Pottsville. Please share your memories and condolences with Nancy's family by signing the guest book at

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Published in Republican & Herald on Apr. 12, 2018