John Joseph Connors
John Joseph Connors 59, of Watertown, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. John had been battling an aggressive pancreatic cancer diagnosed 4 months prior. John is survived by his strong and loving wife Robin (Smith) Connors; two daughters, Jennifer Clarice Connors and Jacqueline Michelle Connors; three sons, Jonathan Joseph Connors, Ryan Edward King, and Reagan Clark King. John was born in South Boston and raised in Dorchester where he grew up in a house with his father, Jeremiah, mother, Margaret, and his 3 brothers, Jerry, Chris, and Paul. John attended Boston Latin School (Class of ’73) where he excelled both academically and athletically. He was inducted into the BLS Athletic Hall Of Fame for football and baseball. John attended Tufts University on an athletic scholarship where he earned a degree in economics and continued his athletic career. John was a dedicated family man. He provided great leadership and wisdom to a large family. He also had a passion for The Bible and enjoyed sharing his love of God. He lived a life of love, laughter, and hard work and will be missed by all who had the opportunity to know him. His memorial service will be held at the Seaport Hotel – One Seaport Lane, Boston, MA – Friday, September 19th from 12pm-1pm with a reception to follow from 1pm-3pm. – See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonglobe/obituary.aspx?n=john-joseph-connors&pid=172453970#sthash.kNE9vbOO.dpuf
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