Date of death: 9/14/2015
Saint Meinrad Class: O 1959
JOHN (JACK) PATRICK CONNOR OÆ59 (Æ52-53), age 91. Beloved husband of Rose Mary (nee Timko); loving father of Michael, Patrick and Jack and of Lauren Ashburn Dueffert (Paul); loving grandparent of Jack, Juliette and Samantha Dueffert. Dear brother of Raymond (Matilda) and Catherine Lavelle (James deceased) and Eileen (deceased); son of the late Raymond and Catherine (nee Healy). Passed away Monday, September 14, 2015. Fought in World War II with the Eighth Air Corps as a B-17 waist-gunner/ radio-operator. Earned a degree in business administration from Ohio State, a Doctor of Law from Cleveland Marshall Law School, a Masters in Philosophy from Laval University, Quebec, and a Masters in Theology from St. Mary’s Seminary. He was an avid reader and loved family and social gatherings. Jack served as a priest in the Diocese of Cleveland from 1959-1968 at St. Ignatius Parish and St. Paul Shrine. Jack received dispensation from the Vatican in 1973. A man of great faith, love and wisdom, Jack loved his country, his family and God above all.