Lorraine Genevieve Connors
1930 - 2021
BORN
1930
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Riggs Funeral Home LLC - Forked River
130 North Route 9
Forked River, NJ
Connors, Lorraine Genevieve, - 91, of Surf City, Lorraine passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Southern Ocean Medical Center at the age of 91. She was born at St. Mary's Hospital, Hoboken, New Jersey on January 18, 1930. She graduated Wood-Ridge High School in 1945. Several years later, upon return from the service, she married her high school sweetheart and love of her life, Leonard T. Connors, Jr. They moved to Long Beach Island in 1956 where they raised their family and began a homebuilding business. She enjoyed reading, gardening and decorating for every holiday, but most of all spending time with her children and grandchildren. Lorraine was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, the late Senator Leonard T. Connors, Jr. She is survived by her sons, Leonard T. Connors, III (Tom) and his wife, Denise; and Christopher J. Connors and his wife, Deborah. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Christopher J. Connors, Jr. and his wife, Jessica; Kelly Weiner and her husband, Brendan; James Klass and his wife, Meg; Kelly Bourne and her husband, Tucker; and great-grandchildren, Reagan and Kennedy Weiner and Joseph and Eliza Klass. There will be a memorial gathering at the Riggs Funeral Home, 130 U. S. Route 9 North, Forked River, New Jersey on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Southern Ocean Medical Center or the Lacey Popcorn Park Zoo.
Published by The Press of Atlantic City on Jul. 24, 2021.
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We moved next door to Mrs. Connor back in 2018. Although we didn't know her well, we often exchanged pleasantries with her when we saw her planting and fussing in her yard, or decorating for the holidays. She was a very nice lady, and she will be missed. So sorry for your loss.
The Mancini Family
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August 23, 2021
My deepest condolences to the family during this most difficult time. May the beautiful memories of your beloved give you comfort. Keeping you lifted in prayer, and asking God to grant peace that surpasses understanding.
Marques Johnson
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August 4, 2021
So sorry for your loss,former Mayor of Brigantine
Ed kline
Friend
July 24, 2021
Lenny, Chris and the entire Connors Family. I am sorry to read about the passing of your Loving Mother. I remember talking with her when Lenny and I were just beginning our Careers in Law Enforcement, she had nothing but Kind, Friendly and Helpful words of Advice concerning our futures within The Howell Township Police Department and Life in General. Mom will be in our Thoughts and Prayers, may God Bless you all. Dennis and Jackie Scott
Dennis Scott
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July 24, 2021
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