Bernadine V. Connors, age 72 of Ansonia, beloved wife of Francis J. Connors died January 5, 2018 at Griffin Hospital. Born in Waterbury, on November 8, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Victor and Henrietta Kuizenski Januska. Mrs. Connors was a homemaker and worked at Lifetouch Studios and the Wiffle Ball Co. She was a voracious reader, enjoyed knitting- crafting countless family heirlooms, gardening, and making arts & crafts with her grandchildren. She will be remembered for her special love for her family. In addition to her husband of 51 years, she is survived by her devoted sons, Dennis (Rebecca) Connors of Torrington, Timothy (Rosa) Connors of Seymour, and Franklin (Lauren) Connors of Branford; a sister Jean (Irving “Spike”) Krusko of Naugatuck; cherished grandchildren, Julie & Alicia Connors; Christopher & Andrew Connors and Olivia May; great granddaughters, Abigail and Rosalyn Connors. Funeral services are private. The Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Ave., Ansonia is in care of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.wakeleememorial.com.