Passing of FFD Brother, Robert L. Connor

November 25, 2013 Events  No comments

bobIt is with regret and deep sadness that we report the sudden death of Frostburg Fire Department Brother Robert L. (Bob) Connor.

Bob joined the FFD (along w/ his brother, Dick) on February 8, 1966 serving with pride for 47 years.  He held just about every rank including Assistant Chief and served as the Department’s President from 1977 through 1979.  Bob was awarded the Firefighter of the Year award in 1978 and he also served as the Police-Fire Commissioner for the City of Frostburg.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Linda and their entire family.

Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Avenue, Frostburg on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 from 7 to 9 pm; and Friday, November 29, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. The Elks Lodge 470 will hold a Memorial Service on Friday evening at 7:00 pm.

The Frostburg Fire Department will hold a Memorial Service at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at the funeral home.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Michaels Catholic Church on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 11:00 am with Fr. Ed Hendericks as celebrant.

Military honors will be accorded at graveside by Farrady Post 24 American Legion Honor Guard.  Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Dan Sneeringer, Matt McMorran, Bill Price, Gary Tummino, Chris Wainwright, Kip DeVault, Ron Dugan, Jay Hovatter, Buzz Davis, and Harry Foor. Honorary Pallbearers are Police Officers, Royce Douty, George Kroll, and Irvin Buskirk; Don Peck, Ray Presley, all Officers and members of Elks Lodge 470.

Charitable donations may be made in Robert’s memory to the following organizations:

Frostburg Fire Department
PO Box 461, Frostburg, MD 21532

Frostburg Area Ambulance
PO Box 75, Frostburg, MD 21532




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