Mary Elizabeth Conner, of Burghill, Ohio, passed from this life on October 2, 2022, while a patient at the Cortland Healthcare Center, following complications from a stroke. She was 76.
Mary was born on July 25, 1946, in Youngstown, Ohio, a daughter to Edward & Doris (Whitworth) Swartz.
She graduated in 1964 from Hubbard High School and worked in the housekeeping department for Trumbull Memorial Hospital. She dedicated 28 years to her profession before she retired.
In her spare time, she enjoyed traveling with her husband, Polka dancing, and spending time with her family. They were her world.
Survivors include: her husband, Jerrell “Skip” Conner, whom she married December 30, 1988; sons, Brian Graban (Shannon), of Alabama, and Jimmy Graban (Alexandra), of Florida; 4 grandchildren; siblings, Leo Swartz (Carol), of Hermitage, Pennsylvania, Shirley Keaggy (Karl), and Patty Hermansky, both of Hubbard, Ohio; and her many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, Eddie, Jimmy, Betty, Laverne, Esther, Sammy, Judy, & Bobby.
A time of gathering to honor Mary’s life was held on Saturday, October 8, 2022, from 11:00-12:00 PM, at Briceland Funeral Service, located at 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403, where a funeral service immediately followed at 12:00 PM. She was laid to rest next to her family in the Corner House Christian Cemetery, Hubbard.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at www.bricelandfuneralservice.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Stroke Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75231.
Coordination of this tribute for Mrs. Conner was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director. (330-509-3135)