Florence Mary Connors (nee Murphy)

March 28, 1928 to August 17, 2020

Obituary

Surrounded by her loving family, Florence Connors passed peacefully following a short illness on August 17, 2020. She was predeceased by her husband, William (Bill) Connors, her parents Bridget (Dobbin) and Francis D. Murphy, sisters Marion (Ted Noftall) and Catherine, and brothers John and her twin Frank (Louise). Florence is survived by her children: Margo (Robert Stack), Mark, Tom (Susan Marrie), and Kathleen (Sean Kelly); her treasured grandchildren Sean (Ashley), David (Erica) and Conor (Julia) Stack; Ian and Colin Connors; and Jennifer and Liam Kelly; and the little ones, her great-grandchildren: Owen, Rebecca, Nolan, Ellis, Rory, Maggie and baby Fiona.  Also mourning her passing are John’s widow, Jean Murphy, many nieces and nephews and a wide circle of friends.  Florence had great love for and pride in her family. She embraced life, taking great joy in every excursion, every walk, every game of bridge, every dinner, and every glass of wine. Ultimately, Florence passed away as she lived – unselfishly and with quiet dignity, grace and humility.  Cremation has taken place. A private funeral mass will be held at St. Pius X, 16 Smithville Crescent, on Thursday, August 20, 2020. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter of the Canadian Mental Health Association or The Gathering Place. 

 

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Margo, I was so sorry to see that your mother has died. I have recently lost both of my parents, so know all too well the loss. There are the memories to bring a smile, but it is bittersweet. Just know she is still inside you, and you will carry her with you always. I am thinking of you at this time.

Sincere condolences to the Connors family. Florence was a lifelong friend of my late sister Helen Carrter, and I last saw her at her 90th birthday party. I have many great memories of her mate husband, Bill “Chuck” Connors, who was a great friend of mine and of my brother Brian.

Margo, Tom, Marc and Kathleen,
My heartfelt condolences goes out to you and all the extended Connor family on the loss of your dear mother. Sending you peace and comfort at this difficult time.
May you hold good memories in your hearts…

Margo, I am so sorry to hear of your Mother’s recent passing. Please know that my thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. May fond memories of your Mother provide you with some comfort to help ease your loss.

Margo, I am so sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences to you and Robert and all of your family members.
Adele Walsh

Margo
We are so sorry to hear about your Mother’s passing. Thinking of you during this difficult time and wishing peace for you and your family.
Historic Sites Association Board and Staff

Margo, Mark, Tom, Kathleen. So so sorry to hear this sad news. My mom loved your mom to pieces. She was a great neighbour and friend. They enjoyed their downtown trips “twacking”. and yakking and laughing. You will miss her so much. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

Margo and family,
Sending our condolences on the loss of your beloved mother. We will remember her gracious manner and positive spirit.
John and Clare

Margo and family:
Sending sincere condolences at this most difficult time. Embrace all the wonderful memories of your Mother and she will live on in your heart and spirit.
God bless.

Margo and family, my deepest condolences on the death of dear Florence. She was a gentle and kind lady. She was so honoured today at St.Pius X Church by You and all her beautiful family. How much joy you all have shared. An amazing legacy. God bless. Jane (Walsh) Grant

Tom, Mark, Margo, Kathleen, and families, Our condolences to your families.

Tom , Mark, Margo, , Kathleen and families,

So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Your mother was such a lovely person whom I enjoyed seeing over the years with Tom, Susan, Ian and Colin. She will be missed. Sending our prayers to you at this time.

Barbara, Rob and family

Margo, so sorry to hear about your dear mother,, I knew her well while I was working at the BNS, sweet friendly lady,: my thoughts and prayers are with you,

Margo, Mark, Tom, Kathleen and families:
I am sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Please accept my condolences.

I am very sad to hear of your moms passing. I remember her as such a lovely lady. Great memories were made in the neighbourhood.
Condolences to all the family. God bless.

Margo, and family. So sorry for your loss. Adele Dooling and I had many a cup of tea with Florence, such a lovely lady always a smile on her face. May the passage of time and fond memories help you through this trying time. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure of calling her their friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you all, may she rest in peace.

Margo. And family. So sorry to hear about your Mom’s passing. May all the beautiful memories you shared of your mom help you through the days ahead. Take care my friend💐

Margo and all your family. So sorry for the loss of your mother .She was a lovely gentle lady and will be missed in our neighbourhood.
Elaine

Margo & Family,
My condolences to you and yours on the loss of your dear Mother. This sad. time is made even harder for you with the Covid restrictions..May your memories comfort you and bring you peace.
Sincerely, Joan Rumsey

Dear Margo &. Family,,
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time..
I met Florence back in the sixties when I lived next door to her Mother Mrs. Murphy.,, Florence called on me to babysit from time to time, a very gentle and caring lady.
May she Rest In Peace. Sincerely Arlene Power

To Margo and family, my deepest condolences on your Mom’s passing. I remember that she and my mother, Nellie Cahill played bridge together many years ago and I know how much they both enjoyed the game. I hope the many fond memories of your mother will console you at this sad time. Regards, Elizabeth Cahill.

Margo, so sorry to hear of the passing. of your mother. My sincere condolences to you and your family. A mother is with us always, first in her lifetime, then forever in our memory.

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Margo,Rob and all of your family, so sorry about Mrs.Connors,I feel blessed and honoured to have known her & shared many wonderful times with her at many of your family’s gatherings. She was a very gracious and pleasant lady and always asked about our “beauitful blonde Grandkids in Ottawa”she always remembered them fondly..You’re family were very blessed to have her for such a long time,she will be missed,hugs to all the family,may she rest in peace, God Bless .

Margot and Family,
Please accept my condolences at your loss. My thoughts are with you all at this sad time.

Mark, Margo and all Florence’s family.
My deepest sympathy to all of you.
My cousin, Florence, was someone I always looked up to, like a sister. Over the years, when home, we always met for a visit and always kept in touch by phone. we were lucky to have both Kay and Florence visit us here in B.C.
Memories are a wonderful thing..
Rest in peace my dear cousin
Marg Organ Kirsebom
White Rock, B.C.

To Margot and family,….I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. I know you were close and she sounds like a very special person. I know she will be missed very much. My thoughts are with you at this time.

Sharyn

Dear members of the Connors family,
I would like to express my sympathy to each of you on the death of Mrs Connors. She was such a lovely woman who was always so interested in everyone and so gracious . I always enjoyed our conversations at various family gatherings over the years. Her smile, quiet faith and words were always reassuring. May she rest now in God’s eternal peace. May God comfort each of you in your loss. Elizabeth Marrie

Kate and family. Sorry for the loss of your mom.

Margo and family, sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you all.

So sorry for your loss, Margo and Family.
I am sure she will be missed.

Margo, Kate and family – I was so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. My parents, Ed and Bernie Murphy, spoke fondly of the times that spent with your Mom and Dad at the Catholic Youth Club in the 1950’s. Your mother and mine were born on the same day – likely both at St. Clare’s – so you could say they knew other their entire lives. It’s very tough to lose your mother – I still miss mine every day – but time will make your loss easier.

Margot
Very sorry for your loss.. just wished to pass my condolences to you and your family.

Margo and Family:

So sorry to read of your Mom’s passing. She was a very vibrant lady, and we always loved chatting with her, whenever we would meet. We fondly remember her many visits to Maxse Street, a generation ago.

Our sincere condolences.

Terry and Mary and Family

On behalf of Ena Wall….who wishes to pass on her sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Florence was a lifelong friend and a wonderful human being. She has left a great legacy with her family.

I never knew your mother but have fond recollections of your father Bill, who I worked with at Newfoundland Power and of course Tom and briefly Margo. Your mother had a wonderful life and a fine family. I would like to express my sincere condolence to the entire family.

Margo and family,
I am saddened to hear of the passing of your Mother.
Mothers are and always will be such an important person in our lives and always are that one true song that will always live in our hearts..
Sincerest condolences to you.
Maureen

Margo, Rob and Families
We are so sorry for the loss of your amazing Mother, Mother-In-Law, GrandMother and Great-Grandmother. She was always a joy to be around and will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

The Connors Family
We are so sincerely sad to hear of Mrs. Connors’s passing.
We, the Power family, so loved her. We were delighted to witness the special and lifelong friendship that our Mom, Mary, enjoyed with Mrs. Connors. She was an elegant, intelligent wonderful person. She will be missed.
The Power Family

Dear Margo, Robert, Tom and Susan, deepest condolences, your mother was a wonderful woman.
Our thoughts are with you.

So sorry Kate and family for the loss of your beautiful Mom, I loved that sweet lady with a great smile and laugh . Sending love and prayers, Love this picture of your Mom, cheers Mrs. Connors XO

To the Connors family our sincere condolences on the passing of your mother and grandmother. She was a friend and often bridge partner to my mother. Take some comfort in the many special memories of a lived well lived. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Please accept our sincerest condolences.
We are so sorry for your loss.
Sincerely
Laurie, Mary, Christopher and Corey Bucci

Florence was one of life’s treasures. A lady of elegance and laughter. I raise the glass of honor to her.

Margo and Family

Thinking of you at this sad time. Have so many memories especially as a young girl living on Allandale Road . She was so blessed to live such a long life. Keep all your beautiful and treasured memories Close to your heart. May she Rest In Peace.

Margo and Family
My deepest condolences on the passing of your Mom
Thinking of you during this difficult time
A wonderful Lady May she Rest In Peace
Pamela Brown
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Connors family, I’m sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. Thinking of you all during this time. Tom, Will call you soon.

May Florence enjoy the peace of God’s love and the consolation and joy of seeing those who have gone before her.
Florence was first cousin to my father. She and her late sister Kay would come to my home for special events like baby showers or attend a family wedding. Florence was a calm, solid and peaceful presence. She was a gentle and loving woman who had a warm smile for those who greeted her.
I express my deepest sympathy to her children their spouses and grandchildren. May Florence rest in eternal peace and happiness..
Sr. Diane Smyth

Dear Margo and family,
We are thinking of you and your sad loss. We only met Mrs. Connors twice, but remember her with pleasure.
Most sincerely,
Elizabeth and Peter.