of Brighton, MA and Gilmanton, NH, passed away on May 12, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Linda (Cooke) Conner. Dear brother of Paul Conner and his wife Anne (Cassani) of Littleton,NH, Mary (Conner) Sweeney and her husband John of Stoughton, and brother-in-law of John and Suzanne Cooke of Brunswick, ME. Loving uncle of Marie (Conner) and her husband Kenneth Matta of Wrentham, Eileen (Sweeney) and her husband LJ Connolly of Newton, Kelly (Sweeney) and her husband Michael Baldani of Attleboro, William Conner and his wife Keo (Lountalasouk) of Attleboro, Jennie (Sweeney) and her husband Jeff Rosen of Attleboro, Michael Sweeney and his wife Kristin (Gair) of Stoughton, Lisa Conner of Berlin, NH, Kristina Conner and Maxwell Afari of Cape Elizabeth, ME. Great Uncle of 12 grand nieces and nephews. Also survived by his dearest friend, Marilynn Hill and his amazing BC friends, who will greatly miss him. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of James may be made to MSPCA, MSPCA-Angell, Attn: Donations, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130 www.MSPCA.org or the New Hampshire Humane Society, 1305 Meredith Center Rd., Laconia, NH 03246 nhhumane.org.