James Edward Connor

Aug 8, 1940 – Aug 4, 2018

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James Edward Connor Jr. of Des Moines WA passed away on August 8, 2018 at his home.

He was born on August 8, 1940 in Quincy, Massachusetts to James Connor Sr. and

Mary Ellen Connor (Keene).


James moved from Massachusetts to Seattle in 1964 to start his lifelong career as an Engineer for Boeing where he worked for over 35 years before retiring.


He spend much of his time  hunting and fishing in Montana with his friend Ron who joined him on many of his trips throughout their 56 year friendship that started when they met in 1964.


James was a great dad to his sons Jason and Mike. He took them on many of his adventures when they were younger. He was always present and available for his children. James was very loyal to his family and friends and could always be counted on.


He is survived by his sons Jason Edward Connor and Mike Connor; Brother John Connor; Sister Mary Ellen Connor and his former spouse Linda Sarratt.


He was preceded in death by his parents James Sr. and Mary Ellen Connor.


Ron Wiertella & Bev Hansor
Renton, WA
Sep 10, 2018

How - when you get a hole in your life that's bigger than anything you have to fill it with - do you try to fill it and carry on?

Rest in peace Jim.

Troy Cain
Maple Valley, Wa
Aug 16, 2018

Jim was like a Dad to myself and a couple other close friends. One being Dean Hubert who passed away a couple years ago. Jim would take us fishing and crabing or whatever you wanted to do. Even while Mike went away in the USMC we spent time with Jim stopping by many times in time for dinner. He like to cook also. Rest In Peace buddy and thank you for spending time with me and my Boys. I will miss you very much. Troy

Mona Owens
Jacksonville , Fl
Aug 16, 2018

Oh ME, Iím so sorry to hear this. I know this is so hard for you, John and your nephews. My heartfelt condolences to all of you.

MaryAnn Manupella
Troy, NY
Aug 16, 2018

Maryellen, Please accept my sincere condolence in the passing of your brother. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Warmest regards,


Peggy Ebbs
East Weymouth , MA
Aug 16, 2018

My sincere condolences MaryEllen. Iím so sorry for your loss and hope that your good and happy memories of Jim will give you solace during this difficult time.


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