Edward Connors, Jr.

Edward Francis Connors, Jr.


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Obituary of Edward Francis Connors, Jr.

Edward Francis Connors, Jr., 89, of Lakewood peacefully passed away at home surrounded by his family on Friday, December 10, 2021. He was born in Long Branch and raised in Oakhurst. He was master plumber and owned and operated Proctor Company Electrical and Mechanical Contractors, Belmar. He was a well-known country music performer. He often played with Jimmy Starr and John Shuster at Albert Hall, Waretown and in many nursing homes in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Ed was a communicant of St. Mary of the Lake R.C. Church, Lakewood where he served as an usher-a position he held at all the parishes he attended. He is survived by his wife of 64 and a half years, Joyce Rac Connors whom he first met at Rac’s Hut in Jackson Township; his son and friend, Edward F. Connors, III and daughter-in-law, Dr. Marilyn Connors; and many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was loved by all those he met, both family and friends. The viewing will be held at the Higgins Memorial Home, 20 Center Street, Freehold on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Lake Church, Lakewood on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. followed by interment at Woodbine Cemetery, Oceanport.


4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, December 13, 2021
Higgins Memorial Home
20 Center Street
Freehold, New Jersey, United States
(732) 462-0895

Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 am
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
St. Mary of the Lake Church
43 Madison Ave
Lakewood, New Jersey, United States


12:30 pm
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Woodbine Cemetery
14 Maple Avenue
Oceanport, New Jersey, United States