Daniel John Connors at 64

Daniel John Connors, 64, of Holliston, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2020 after a short battle with Covid-19. Born in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Dorothy (Sevigny) and Daniel A. Connors.

Daniel greatly enjoyed being a longtime volunteer at the Holliston Pantry Shelf, and was an avid knitter and crocheter. He was a voracious reader, especially books by Agatha Christie. He loved walking at Sagamore Beach, an was enthusiastic about all holidays, especially enjoying decorating and dressing for them. 

Daniel is survived by his siblings, Kathleen Ford and her husband, Harold of Milford, David Connors and his wife, Theresa of Upton, Barbara Connors and her husband Clayton Wicker of Whitinsville, and Elizabeth Connors of Whitinsville. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. He is predeceased by his siblings, Carolyn and Paul Connors. 

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 9th at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Holliston. Due to regulations, we ask that you please practice social distancing and wear a mask.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Holliston Pantry Shelf Food Pantry, 73 Charles St. Holliston, MA 01746. https://www.hollistonpantryshelf.org/

Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com

Chesmore Funeral Home


  1. Keely Krantz on June 9, 2020 at 8:19 am

    On behalf of the entire Holliston Pantry Shelf community, I’d like to express our deepest condolences to Daniel’s family. Daniel was one of the most dedicated, kind and compassionate volunteers at the Pantry, and he will be deeply missed by fellow volunteers and the Pantry community at large.

    Keely Krantz, President, Holliston Pantry Shelf

  2. David ONeil on June 12, 2020 at 8:25 pm

    A good and gentle man

    • Cynthia Pratt on July 27, 2020 at 1:37 pm

      Just heard of his passing.
      Always available to sub at the food pantry for me.
      A very interesting man.
      Sorry for your loss.
      Cindy Pratt

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