Marion C. Connor of Dover, Delaware, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2012 in the Silver Lake Nursing Center.  She was 89.


Marion C. Connor of Dover, Delaware, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2012 in the Silver Lake Nursing Center.  She was 89.

Marion was born on November 4, 1922 in Carbondale, PA, daughter of the late Michael and Clara (Connell) Howard.

She enjoyed life as a homemaker.  She owned a group home for the mentally disabled in New Jersey for 25 years.  Her favorite hobby was crocheting.

Marion was a life member of Post #232 American Legion of Barnegat, New Jersey and the Frederica Senior Center.

She is preceded in death by two brothers Thomas and James.

Marion is survived by her daughter Mary Scannelli of Magnolia, DE, three grandchildren Patrick Scannelli, Joseph “Joey” Scannelli and Angela Scannelli all of Dover, DE, and a great granddaughter Danniella Scannelli, and several nieces, nephews and friends.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 14 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 747 W. Bay Ave., Barnegat, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society, 92 Reads Way, Suite 205, New Castle, DE 19720-1633.

Letters of condolences can be sent via www.pippinfuneralhome.com.