Edwin Connor Sr.

November 20, 2018

Edwin G. Connor Sr., 79, of Momence, passed away Saturday (Nov. 17, 2018) at Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka.

He was born March 29, 1939, in Chicago, the son of Lyle and Harriet Hazeltine Connor. Edwin married Patricia Terry on Jan. 23, 1961, in Miami. She survives.

Also surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Edwin Jr. and Wendy Connor, of Momence; a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Kenneth Bellefeuille, of Goldsboro, N.C.; three stepchildren, Stephen and Teri Greski, of St. John, Ind., Susan Greski, of Momence, and Jeannie Greski, of Momence; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one sister, June Rushing, of Princeton, Ky.

Preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers, Lyle Connor and Patrick Connor; and two sisters, Murial Kroncke and Evelyn Znavor.

Edwin was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served from 1957 to 1959.

He was a master mechanist with Abbot Laboratories in North Chicago for 17 years.

Edwin was a 32nd degree Free Mason and member of the Scottish Rite.

He enjoyed woodworking and could fix and repair anything. He enjoyed fishing and hunting in his early years.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Cotter Funeral Home in Momence. There will be no funeral services.

Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family.

Cremation rites will be accorded.

Please sign his online guestbook at cotterfh.com.


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