Cora Conner

Obituary of Cora L. Conner


Abbot – Cora L. Conner, 70, was taken November 4, 2019, by cancer to be with her daughter, Joyce (Conner) Pooler.  She was born February 23, 1949, in Blanchard, the daughter of Willis Conner and Mary M. Hurlbert. Cora worked at various times at Guilford Industries and at Hardwood Products from where she retired.


Cora is survived by two sons, John and Carl Conner; brother, Daniel Conner and wife, Annie; two sisters, Patricia Hussey and husband, George, and Violet Hunt; three grandchildren, Rose Marie Kimball and significant other, Elden Baze, and her daughter, Lily, Elizabeth Baillargeon and significant other, Adam Brandsma, and their son, Lyle, and Robert Pooler and his wife, Holly; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is predeceased by her parents; her daughter, Joyce Pooler; brother, Hugh Michaud; and three sisters, Cecilia Hussey, Myrtle Rand, and Elva Atwater.


Burial will be in the family lot in the Village Cemetery, Abbot. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family to help with expenses and condolences may be sent to 2 Monson Junction Lane, Abbot, Maine 04406, or to the Maine Breast cancer Coalition, 499 Broadway PMB 362, Bangor, Maine 04401. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at

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