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Lydia M. Connor

January 4, 1925 ~ March 1, 2018 (age 93)
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WINCHENDON - Lydia M. (Grenier) Connor, 93, of 32 Peggi Lane, died peacefully Thursday morning, March 1, 2018 at the home of her daughter, with her family at her side.


She was born in Jaffrey, NH on January 4, 1925, daughter of the late Louis and Yvonne (Christian) Grenier and lived in Winchendon for most of her life. 


Lydia worked for many years as a quality control inspector at New Hampshire Ball Bearings until her retirement.  She later worked as head cook and activities coordinator at Broadview Assisted Living, where she lived for five years until moving to her daughter's home a few months ago.  In earlier years, she had worked at D.D. Beans.  She was a longtime member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.  Lydia enjoyed reading and especially enjoyed spending time with her large family.


Her husband of 61 years William H. Connor, died in 2008.  She leaves her children, Ann Marie Dickson and her husband Anthony of Winchendon, William H. Connor Jr and his wife Jeanne of Winchendon, Thomas J. Connor and his wife Jamie of Winchendon, Michael F. Connor and his wife Gail of Rindge, NH, Deacon James A. Connor and his wife Vicki of Winchendon, John M. Connor and his wife Monique of Winchendon and David P. Connor of Winchendon; one sister, Florence Antognoni of Westminster; 26 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.   Two grandsons, Bryn Girouard and Adam Morris and two brothers, Maurice Grenier and , Gerard "Buggo" Grenier, preceded her in death.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 10 A.M.  in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce Street, Winchendon.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in the spring.


Calling hours in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon will be Monday, March 5, 2018 from 5 to 7 P.M.


Memorial donation may be made to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Renovation Fund, 52 Spruce Street, Winchendon, MA 01475 or to Broadview Assisted Living Residents Activities Fund, 547 Central Street, Winchendon, MA 01475.

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