Obituaries

Carolyn May (Connors) Luken

May 3rd, 2014

Carolyn May (Connors) Luken, age 89, passed away on April 3, 2014, in Maryland. Carolyn was a resident of Wilmington for 35 years, having raised her two daughters, Patricia and Christine and taken care of 17 foster children there with her husband Willard. She was born in Portland Maine, the daughter of Carroll and Mary Connors. She worked at Raytheon for 25 years before retiring and moving to Texas with her daughter’s family.

Carolyn is survived by one daughter, Christine Barnard and her husband Robert Barnard Jr., grandchildren, Michelle Toto, Joseph and Susan Toto (children of her late daughter Patricia), Bobby and Holly Barnard, Jessica Barnard, and Amanda and Clark Buffam along with five great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Virginia’s children, niece Terriann Reilly Cosham and husband Clive, and nephews Vincent Reilly and wife Nancy and Jefferson Reilly and wife Maureen.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Saturday, May 17, 2014 for Visitation from 10:00-11:00 a.m., immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m.  Interment will follow at Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

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