Born in Natick and raised in the MetroWest area, the daughter of the late Ralph L. and Sarah T. (Foley) Hatch, she was a graduate of Peters High School in Southborough.
Prior to raising her children, she was a reporter for the Marlboro Enterprise and later worked at Marlborough High School, and was a teacher's aide for special needs children.
She leaves two sons, Bob Connors of Westborough and Bud Connors of Downingtown, Penn. and his wife, Jan; Beth Kelso of Nashville, Tenn. and her husband Jim; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m., in the Immaculate Conception Church on Prospect Street, Marlborough. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery of Marlborough. Calling hours will be held Thursday, Sept. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Fitzgerald & Collins Funeral Home. All are invited to sign Mrs. Connors” online guestbook at www.CollinsFuneral.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Fitzgerald & Collins Funeral Home, 378 Lincoln St., Marlborough.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CASA-Davidson County, 601 Woodland St., Nashville, TN 37206.