John Conner, 88, died Sept. 9 at Hospice of the Sacred Heart. He was the widower of the former Catherine Ross, who died in 2010.
Born in Florence, N.J., he was a son of the late Robert and Anna Mae Hall Conner. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish until its closing and later St. Paul of the Cross Parish.
After attending public schools in Merchantville, N.J., he served with the United States Navy and worked at Chamberlain Manufacturing in Scranton until retirement.
He is survived by a son, Anthony Conner; grandchildren, Amanda Conner, Jonathan Albarran Sr., Anthony Conner Jr., and John Rocco; great-grandchildren, Erika Ritter and Jonathan Albarran Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa Carthy; and siblings, William Conner, Catherine Elizabeth Powell, Margaret Neuman and Robert W. Conner.
The funeral will be Friday with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Paul of the Cross Parish at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church, 1217 Prospect Ave., celebrated by Msgr. Joseph G. Quinn, pastor, followed by interment at Italian American Cemetery. Friends and family may call before Mass from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Neil W. Regan Funeral Home Inc., 1900 Pittston Ave., Scranton PA 18505.
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