Obituary for Jeanne Marie Connors
Orono – Jeanne M. Connors, 62, and widow of Edward S. Connors, died peacefully Saturday, July 29, 2017, at a Bangor hospital. She was born October 22, 1954, in Old Town, the daughter of Carlton M. and Lorena M. (King) Scofield. Jeanne graduated from Old Town High School, class of 1973. She worked for several years at Ames, and then later at the University of Maine, until her disability took over her life. She married the love of her life, Ed, and spent many happy years together, traveling to the Caribbean, and many other places. Jeanne loved to tease people and joke around. Shelties, and her cat Lolly, were her life, as well as shopping on Amazon. Jeanne was devoted to raising her grandson, Dereck. He was a bright light in her life. The family would like to give a special thank you to Elnora and Dakota, who were especial care givers; and to the staff at Dirigo Pines who made her stay there very enjoyable. In addition to her parents and her beloved husband, Jeanne was predeceased by a brother Skipper. She is survived by her son, Dereck J. Connors and wife Veronika of Steuben; grandsons Dereck A. Connors and fiancée Dakota Gardiner, Logan MacDonald, Austin Connors, and Edward Connors; brother Larry Scofield and wife Elnora of Milford; special nephew Brian Scofield and wife Wendy of Howland; and special niece Stacy Hubel and husband Matt of Palmyra. A funeral service will be held 4 p.m. Thursday, August 3, 2017, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, with Pastor Carl Schreiber, pastor of the East Orrington Congregational Church, Orrington, officiating. Relatives and friends are welcome to call 3 p.m. until time of service. The family invites everyone to share conversation and refreshments at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center St, immediately after the service. Those who wish to remember Jeanne in a special way may make gifts in her memory to Maine Sheltie Rescue, 66 Caleb St., Portland, ME, 04102.