Timothy G. Connors

June 1, 2015

Timothy Glennon Connors (BS Egr ’83) of Rochester, Mich., died May 23, 2015, from injuries sustained during a motorcycle accident in Rochester, Mich. He was 54. 

He was born March 5, 1961, at St. John Hospital in Detroit, son of the late Robert Glennon Connors and Virginia Lee Landgraf Connors.

He attended Grosse Pointe South High School and later moved to Grosse Pointe North High School, where he graduated in 1979. Connors matriculated at the University of Michigan, but found his way to Michigan State University as a true Spartan.

At Michigan State, he studied engineering and graduated with his bachelor’s degree in engineering in 1983. He later studied toward a master’s degree.

He worked for General Motors in a variety of assignments and locales, including Detroit, Lansing, Indiana, Mexico, and Germany. He attained the position of chief engineer of manufacturing.

He is survived by his wife, Noreen; three sons, Michael, Matthew, and Ryan Connors; siblings, Joseph (Janet) Connors, Catherine Gotfredson, Michael (Cindy) Connors, and Brian (Elizabeth) Connors.

Funeral was May 30 at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rochester, Mich. Monsignor Michael Hrydziuszko celebrated the liturgy. Interment was in Guardian Angel Cemetery, Oakland Township, Mich.

Memorials may be made to the Leader Dogs for the Blind. (www.leaderdog.org). 

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