Connor James Pearo, 18, of North Franklin, CT left this life on March 28, 2020 due to injuries received during an auto accident in Mansfield, CT. Born August 20, 2001 in Stafford Springs, CT to Kelly Farrelly and Damien Pearo. Raised and adopted by grandparents Mo Farrelly, Ed Hancock and his wife Jodie Hancock. Connor graduated from Lyman Memorial High School in June 2019. He had a natural gift for all things technology related and loved quad riding, tinkering in mechanics, detailing automobiles, Minecraft; but most of all his friends and driving.
Connor left behind an array of family who deeply loved him. Mother Kelly Farrelly and her partner Viktor Vasilchenko; Father Damien Pearro and his partner Meghan Sidoti; Adoptive maternal grandmother Mo Farrelly and grandfather Ed Hancock and his wife Jodie Hancock; Paternal grandmother Martha Pearo; and siblings Dylan Caravello, Aubrey Farrelly, Hailey Pearo-Farrelly, and Jordyn, aunts Jennifer Farrelly, Anne Farrelly, Jackie Farrelly, Lauren Schweiter, Kathleen D. Farrelly; Uncles Calvin Farrelly, Matt Wadsworth, Dustin Schweitzer,Christopher Farrelly, Eric Satterlee; as well as numerous cousins. He also shared a close bond with Brianna Satterlee, Paxton Farrelly, and Bailey Rossignol-Farrelly. Connor's best friend Allen and his mother, Karen Decaro. And last but not least dogs Zeus and Luna.
Connor was predeceased by his grandfather Richard E. "Skinny" Schweitzer, Aunt Kathy Farrelly, and uncle Rob Hancock. The family wishes to recognize his large circle of friends that extended across the state.
A special thank you to teacher Patricia Hogg, who believed in him all throughout his high school years.
The family would like to have a memorial service in 2-3 months when people can safely congregate as a group here at his home in North Franklin, CT.
Connor's spirit is truly love and joy and happiness. We will all miss that smile.
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