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.