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Doris E. (Steffen) Conner

d. March 2, 2023

Doris E. (Steffen) Conner

Doris E. (Steffen) Conner, age 91, of Riverside, passed away on Thursday March 2, 2023 at Grandview Nursing & Rehabilitation in Danville, where she had been a resident for six weeks.

She was born in October 1931 in Conyngham Twp., Luzerne County, a daughter of the late Herbert J. and Alberta P. (Hower) Steffen. She was a 1950 graduate of Danville High School and later that same year she married Kenneth L. Conner, Sr., who preceded her in death in 2002.

In her early life Doris was employed at the former Mark Jay Dress Factory and Merck & Co. in Riverside.

Doris was a Brooklyn Dodgers fan and enjoyed watching sports and game shows, luncheon with her graduating class members and her cousins, and attending family reunions.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Larry J. Conner in 1970; a grandson, Aaron Conner in 1988; as well as her siblings, Harold Steffen, Virginia Neaus, Eleanor Miller, Kenneth Steffen, Shirley Markle, and Lois Weiss.

Doris is survived by her children, Kenneth L. Conner, Jr., and his wife Sabrina, of Bloomsburg, Cynthia, wife of Kevin Pursel, of Danville, Jeffrey Conner, of Riverside, Ronald Conner, and his wife Carolyn, of West Milton, and Diane Hurley-Long, and her husband Glenn, of Riverside; fourteen grandchildren; thirty-eight great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; a sister, Irene Kern, of Danville; and a brother, Gerald “Jerry” Steffen, of Wellsville, NY; along with many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday March 6, 2023 at 11 a.m. in the Roat-Kriner Funeral Home, 1133 Bloom Rd., with Pastor Gregory Molter, pastor of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, Riverside, officiating. Interment will be held in Odd Fellows Cemetery. Viewing Monday from 10-11 a.m.

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