Robert A. Connor
Robert A. Connor, a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 13.
Connor was born in Brooklyn, New York and worked for the NYPD as a criminalist. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the NYPD Emerald Society.
Connor was preceded in death by his sister, Marian Diorio.
He is survived by his father, Joseph H. Connor; mother, Marian R. Smith Connor; wife, Patricia A. Roethel- Connor; son, Francis Connor; daughter, Kristen Connor; brothers, David, James and Frank; sister, Rita Truex; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass will take place on Friday, June 18 at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas More Church, Rockaway Point. Interment will follow at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.