Helen Irene Fortier Connors of Round Rock, Texas passed away at Wesleyan Hospice in Georgetown, Texas, at the age of 84. She was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, on March 10, 1931 to the late Olin and Mary (Stankus) Fortier. Mrs. Connors lived in New Milford, Connecticut from 1967 to 2012 before relocating to Round Rock, Texas to live with her daughter Margie. She was married to Raymond T. Connors who predeceased her in June of 2006. She worked as a Postal Clerk at the Brookfield Post Office for ten years before retiring in 1986. She was a member and Treasurer of the Brookfield Philantellic Society, and involved in various school activities for her children and grandchildren while they were growing up in New Milford. Mrs. Connors is survived by her sons Mark and his wife Margaret of Rehoboth Beach, DE, Raymond Connors and his wife Kim of Woodbury, CT, her daughters Noreen Urbanski and husband Vince of Brookfield, CT, Elizabeth Pell of New Milford, CT, Margaret Connors of Round Rock, TX, Eleanor Connors and her husband Steven Deyoe of Trumansburg, NY, Melanie Schroeder and her husband Bob of Mansfield, TX, a brother John Fortier and his wife Bettye of Hernando, MS, a sister Mary Araya and her husband Arturo of Ormond Beach, FL, sixteen grandchildren and two great granddaughters. She was predeceased by her brother Olin Fortier in 2003. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday November 9, 2015, 11am at St. Francis Xavier Church in New Milford, CT. Internment will follow in St. Francis Cemetery in New Milford. Calling hours will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Woodbury FFA, Nonnewaug High School, 5 Minortown Road, Woodbury CT 06798 or the Williamson County Symphony Orchestra, 1007 Green Meadow, Round Rock, TX 78664 would be appreciated.
Mom, Gram, Nan, love you more.
Arrangements by the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge Street, New Milford, CT.