CONNER, CHRISTOPHER EDWARD "CHRIS" "CHRIS-GO" 43 - of Ventnor City went home to be with the Lord on March 29th, 2014. Born and raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Chris was a lover of his family and his friends known as his "Duck town Brothers". However, there was no greater joy in his life than being a proud father to his only son Nicholas, who passed away tragically in August of 2011. Nicholas Christopher Conner was one of the "Mainland 4" football players, and was known by his permanent loving smile and famous for his wide open arms. Chris would always be willing to help others at any given time. He was the kind of guy everyone would want to be around, especially when it came to sports and family. His kind heart, gentle soul, and caring ways made everyone who knew him memorable. His signature call of "Yerp" let you know Chris was on the spot. He valued hard work and was involved with Labor & Construction. As he matured, Chris developed into a good Christian man, grew closer to God, studied the Bible and devoted his life to Jesus. Chris is survived by one sister, Jamie L. Conner of Atlantic City, NJ; his aunt, Donna Conner of Egg Harbor Township, NJ; his uncle, Robert Edward Conner of Ventnor City, NJ; the mother of his only son, Cristina Barrella-Meoli of Atlantic City, NJ; his oldest nephew, Pedro Gonzalez; three younger nephews; two younger nieces; his "Duck town Boys" crew, JohnnyBoy Cavalieri, Shawn Prince, Bobby & Jay Herrin, Bruce & Mary Herrin, and Tracy Jeffries, all of the Duck town area of Atlantic City, NJ; and a host of other loving relatives and many friends. Funeral services will be held on Sat., March. 12th, 2014 at 3pm at Mikal's Funeral Parlor, 30 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ. Viewing from 2pm to 3pm. In lieu of Flowers, donations can be made to the family, as they set up a fund in Chris's name designed to help children. For further info, please call Mikal's Funeral Parlor, LLC (609-344-1131).

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My heart goes out to the family, may you rest in peace Chris and fly with the angels .. god bless.

Denise Foster

My heart goes out to the family as I just lost my mom 11 days ago. I feel your grief, especially at such a young age. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I know there are no words to make you feel better at this time, but know that Chris is in Heaven with his saviour. God bless you and help you in the most painful time. God Bless, Denise


You will always be in our thoughts & prayers... Till we meet again I will miss your smile & lovable way!! R.I.P Chris Conner
Love always~
Nicole & Chris Porter

Jerry Mears

Chris may you rest in peace my friend. I'll see you on the other side. Prayer's sent from the Mears Family.

keith wells

Childhood friends bring back so many memories. just A short time ago, i attended the funeral of my lil cousin William BJ Jenkins. I, for the first time since my late teens had the awesome chance to be reconnected with so many of my friends.

As i sit and close my eyes i see Chris (8 years my junior) as the happiest kid on the block. Always somehow making you laugh. look ahead 30 years,and we meet again at the worst possible time yet somehow chris found a way to make me laugh. I never had the privilege to know chris on his adult path, But i'm sure not much would of changed.

R.I.P. Chris. i'm sure we will meet again on the other side. To Cris's family. I'm so sorry for your loss. Yes we lost, But Heaven gained. Isn't that our true goal. God Bless.

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