James E. "Jim" Connors



James E. “Jim” Connors, 81, of Fostoria, passed away at 1:40am Sunday May 7, 2017 at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.

He was born December 25, 1935 in Albion, PA to the late James M. and Mildred (Hawk) Connors. He married Judith L. “Judy” Coulter on September 10, 1960 and she survives in Fostoria.

Also surviving are two daughters, Lisa A. (Rob) Peterson, Broadview Heights and Laura L. (John) Macias, Westerville; five grandchildren, Charlie and Alex Macias, Janie Peterson, Kevin Macias and Julia Peterson; sister, Linda Connors McGraw, Charlotte, NC; and brother, Patrick Connors, Pennsylvania.

He was preceded in death by a son, Lee C. Connors; and sister, Mary Elaine Connors Chapin.

Jim spent most of his career as the Lab Director at Fostoria Community Hospital. He was a United States Air Force veteran and member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church.

Visitation is Wednesday May 10, 2017 from 6-7 pm at HOENING FUNERAL HOME 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Thursday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church with Rev. Todd Dominique presiding. A funeral luncheon will immediately follow the Mass in the Parish Hall. Private family burial services will take place after lunch in St. Wendelin Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Parish.

Online expressions of sympathy or shared memories may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com



Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 6-7 pm

242 W. Tiffin Street 242 W Tiffin St, Fostoria, OH, 44830

Hoening Funeral Home

  Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 10:30 am

323 N. Wood St., Fostoria, OH 44830

St. Wendelin Catholic Church

  Funeral Lunch & Gathering

Thursday, May 11, 2017 immediately following the Funeral Mass

323 N. Wood St., Fostoria, OH 44830

St. Wendelin Parish Hall

  Private Family Burial

Thursday, May 11, 2017 immediately following the Funeral Luncheon

765 Van Buren Street, Fostoria, Ohio 44830

St. Wendelin Cemetery

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Matthew Geroski

Dear Judy, Lisa and Laura,
I'm so sorry about your loss. I wish I could be there to share in your grief. The video of pictures was very well done and it was nice to see Lee as well. I will be thinking and praying for you all. God Bless.

 Posted May 10, 2017 - 6:24pm
Connie (Frankart) & Ed Gross

Take good care and know that we care and our thoughts and prayers are with all of the Connors Families.

 Posted May 10, 2017 - 5:25pm
Sean Hutchins

To the Connors family: I am very saddened to learn of Jim's passing. Please know that I have always held your family near and dear in my childhood memories, and will think of you fondly always. Here's to the loving memory of a husband and father, and of my forever next-door neighbor.

With sympathy,

 Posted May 10, 2017 - 5:17pm
Gary Reinhart

Dear Judy,
I am very sorry to hear of your husband's passing. I'm sure that he will be missed by all that knew him. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
With deepest sympathy,

 Posted May 10, 2017 - 1:17pm
Lou Ellen Gillett

Many memories of Jim through the years we both worked at the hospital. I met him when he first came to the Lab and I was Medical Record Director, sharing the positive and negative workings of a hospital. Above all, he was a friend that wil be greatly missed. May God with His love surround you all.

 Posted May 10, 2017 - 11:14am
Jerry L. Copeland

Remembering James E. “Jim” Connors,
Let not your heart be troubled; ye believe in God, believe also in me. The Connors families you are in our prayers. God Bless You All.

Jerry L. Copeland Director of Spiritual Life
Good Shepherd Home Fostoria, Ohio

 Posted May 10, 2017 - 8:36am
Michael Moskal

Heartfelt prayers go to all the family from the Moskal family.

 Posted May 10, 2017 - 6:32am
Crystal Macias

My sincere thoughts and prayers go out to all of Jim's family.

 Posted May 8, 2017 - 12:12pm
Kellie Cook

So Sorry to hear of the loss of Jim. Such a wonderful man to work with, Kind and gentle soul. Thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.

 Posted May 8, 2017 - 9:59am

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