Welcome to the Conner T Lowry Memorial Fund founded in remembrance of fallen Marine Cpl. Conner T. Lowry from the Southside of Chicago who was killed conducting combat operations in Afghanistan.
To know him was to love him. Conner T. Lowry, born February 6, 1988, died during combat operations on March 1, 2012 while serving his country as a United States Marine in Afghanistan. Conner was a lifelong Beverly resident who loved Notre Dame, Chicago teams and all things Irish. Conner attended St. John Fisher School and graduated from Brother Rice High School, where principal Jim Antos described him as â€œspirited.â€ And that he was.
Find out about our plans for the Memorial Fund. Initial plans include scholarships based on need to St. John Fisher and Brother Rice.
Find out about upcoming and past events held in honor of Conner T Lowry. From the South Side Irish parade to plans of family and friends we got you covered.
On Saturday August 24th at 1p.m., the Second Annual Conner T. Lowry Memorial Golf Outing was held at Deer Creek Golf Course in University Park, Illinois. Over 144 golfers participated in the event which raised scholarship money for deserving children at Conner’s Alma Mater, St. John Fisher School.
FORWARD OPERATING BASE ZEEBRUGGE, Afghanistan – The fallen Marine was remembered as a comic relief by many of his friends, but as Marines and sailors gathered for his memorial service, there was no laughter. The sun shined brightly against the mountain where the Marines of Golf Battery, 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, remembered the life [...]
If you think of my son Conner Lowry in the future, please recall him as a mirror image of the Beverly community that helped shape him: generous, humorous, playful and passionate. He was killed in action in Afghanistan on March 1, and Conner Lowry’s legacy begins now and will be nurtured by you, my fellow [...]