A/PC David John Conner – April 1955 – April 2022
In Loving Memory!
At the age of 66 David John Conner, born in Toronto on April 19th, 1955, passed away suddenly while recovering from surgery on April 8th, 2022. He lived in Whitby for over 30 years and is survived by his beloved family, his wife of 41 years Georgia, and his two children, Emma, and James with his wife Jennifer, and their son Bowen. He is also survived by his sisters Diane Jeffcott and Barbara Thompson and their families. He is predeceased by his parents James and Jean Conner, as well as his brother Charles, and nephew Christopher.
David served with the Toronto Fire Service for over 33 years and loved every minute. ADC Conner started his 33-year career with TFD on June 7, 1982, and spent most of his career on squad 331, TFD 2RS as a firefighter, acting captain, and Captain ‘D’ platoon. Records show David after being promoted to full captain transferred to 323 on January 1, 2010. When he was designated to ADC on the ‘D’ platoon. and later promoted to DC C23 ‘C’-platoon on November 24, 2014. On May 4th, 2015, David was transferred to Car 23 B platoon, where he was later designated to Acting Platoon Chief on June 22, 2015, retiring on December 31, 2015. David was also an active volunteer with the Ontario Regiment Museum for over 20 years and had previously served with The Royal Regiment of Canada.
Funeral service and viewing will be on Friday, April 15th from 10 am – 12:30 pm at Mount Lawn Cemetery, 21 Garrard Rd, Whitby. It will be followed by a drop-in reception from 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm at the Oshawa Regiment Museum/The Wing, 1000 Stevenson Rd. North, Oshawa. The family has asked for members to attend in full dress uniform, white gloves, white shirt, an unshrouded cap badge, and a black mask. Gloves and masks will be available from TPFFA’s C&B committee members.
In honour of David, donations are welcome to the Ontario Regiment Museum: https://www.ontrmuseum.ca/tankmuseum/donate/
Our sincerest condolences from all our Retiree Groups go out to the Family and Friends.
In Solidarity, Retired Toronto Fire Fighters Association I.A.F.F. Local 3888