Jeanne L. Connor, 81, AT&T switchboard operator, enjoyed puzzles, visits to the Southwest

By on August 29, 2018

Jeanne L. Connor, 81, of Lititz, passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, Aug. 19, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at her home.

Born in New Providence, she was the daughter of the late Mary Elizabeth (Groff) and Walter Fisher McVey.

She was a graduate of Solanco High School. Jeanne retired as a switchboard operator for AT&T in 1990 after 36 years of service, and then continued to work at Lancaster General Hospital until 1996. She enjoyed her Sunday shopping excursions and working on puzzles. She loved to travel throughout the country, abroad, cruising the Caribbean and especially enjoyed her yearly visits to the Southwest. Jeanne was a member of the Bell of PA Telephone Pioneers and a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Jeanne will be remembered for her quiet strength and impeccable appearance.

Jeanne is survived by her children: Frank Connor II, of East Petersburg; Renee Connor (John Potter) of Duncannon; and Shane Connor of Peach Bottom; three siblings: Marian Boone of Lancaster, Donald E. McVey (Kathy) of Quarryville, and Harold M. McVey of New Providence; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by five siblings: Walter McVey Jr., L. Robert McVey, R. Kenneth McVey, Janet E. White, and Nancy S. Scott.

Services were held Aug. 24 at Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jeanne’s memory to Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, 2102 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601.

To send online condolences, visit Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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