Carolina Funeral Home & Carolina Memorial Gardens

7113 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC


John "Gil" Gilbert Connor

November 22, 1936September 3, 2019

John Gilbert Connor, Sr., "Gil," 82, of Summerville, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 12-1PM at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. A Celebration of Life will follow at 1PM with military honors. Inurnment in Carolina Memorial Park Mausoleum will follow the service.

He is survived by his wife, Pearl N. Connor, daughter Lisa DiAsio (Lenny), son, John G. Connor, Jr., a stepdaughter, Karen Powell (Jason), sister, Joyce Beck, 4 grandchildren, Kristoffor DiAsio (Brandy), Jeremy DiAsio (Seth), Rose Presley and Joyce Lemberson (Robbie), step-granddaughter, Ashley Goff and 4 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his sister, Sylvia Conner.

He served in the United States Navy and retired from the Naval Shipyard as a nuclear technician supervisor. He was a member of Miles Road Baptist Church. He loved baseball, wood crafting, painting and singing. He sang with the Gold Age Singers in North Carolina. Gil participated in the sing-along outreach ministry at Cypress House by the Boone Hill United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in his honor to the American Heart Association. Arrangements entrusted to Carolina Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations, 7113 Rivers Ave., North Charleston, SC 29406, 843-797-2222. Online condolences can be made to the family by visiting www.carolinamemorial.com.


  • American Heart Association


  • Visitation Wednesday, September 11, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Wednesday, September 11, 2019
  • Inurnment Wednesday, September 11, 2019


John "Gil" Gilbert Connor

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Mary Jean Vogt

September 9, 2019

Mr Conner was a dear sweet man. I so enjoyed every time I saw him and was able to care for him. My thoughts and prayers are with you Mrs. Conner and your family.
Mary Jean Vogt