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From: "Peter_McCrae" <>
Subject: CONNERS: Donald Joseph Conners--d.27/8/2005>usa\la
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 22:51:35 -0000

Donald Joseph Conners

Donald Joseph Conners, age 69 years, passed away on Saturday, August 27,
2005 at the Metropolitan Hospice in New Orleans, LA. He is the beloved
husband of Ann Marie McEntee Conners for the past 36 years; father of Craig
Joseph Conners, Peter Anthony Conners, Shawn Patrick Conners, Cory James
Conners and Dawn Elizabeth Cancienne; father-in-law of Lorie F. Conners,
Amber L. Conners, Mary A. Conners and Emil Cancienne; grandfather of E.J.
and Whitney Cancienne, Cayla and Cameron Conners, Aiden Patrick Conners and
the late Christa Conners; son of the late Peter Clarence Conners and
Marguerite Cancienne Conners; son-in-law of the late James J. McEntee and
Jeanne Coleman McEntee; brother of Melrose Conners Kathmann and the late
Gloria Conners Bringold; brother-in-law of Bernard (Pete) Kathmann and the
late John Bringold. Mr. Conners was a native of New Orleans, LA and a
resident of Chalmette, LA. He graduated in 1955 from Francis T. Nicholls
High School in New Orleans, LA. He was a retired dispatcher for Illinois
Central Gulf Railroad after 43 dedicated years. He was also an employee of
St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home in Chalmette and also Great Southern Motor
Cargo, Inc. in New Orleans, LA. Relatives and friends of the family are
invited to attend a memorial mass at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 448
Metairie Rd., Metairie, LA on Saturday, October 8, 2005 at 2:00 PM.
Visitation will begin at church from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM. Burial will be
at a later date. In lieu of flowers: donations may be made in honor of Mr.
Conners to the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund. ST. BERNARD
MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME Is in charge of arrangements.

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