Nancy Theresa Connor (nee Santangelo) was born in Norristown, Pa., on October 15, 1949, to Maria (Mamie) and Anthony (Bim) Santangelo. Nancy attended Eisenhower High School and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. While attending IUP, she met and fell in love with Gary W. Connor, and they were married at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Norristown on March 11, 1972. For Gary’s work in the Air Force, they would go on to live in California, North Carolina, Alabama, North Dakota, England, and Kansas, before finally settling in Herndon, Va. There, Nancy volunteered in the Fairfax County Public Library system before becoming an investigative supervisor at OMIPLEX International Corporation. In retirement, Nancy would volunteer at the National Air and Space Museum, but she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren most.
Nancy passed away suddenly on Tuesday, August 4. She is survived by her husband, Gary (Herndon, Va.); three children, Michael, Matthew and husband Adam, and Catherine and husband Ben; four grandchildren, Declan, Fiona, Fiorella, and Giovanna; and three siblings, William (Bill), Russell, and Elena.
Memorial services will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, August 14 at Adams-Green Funeral Home, 721 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170. Family will share memories at 3:30 p.m. via live webcast at: www.adamsgreen.com.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Central Union Mission in Washington, D.C., 65 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20001.