Connor J. Otero, 24, Potsdam

POTSDAM, NY —  Connor James Otero, 24, of County Route 59, passed away, Friday, Sept. 3, 2021.

Born Nov. 20, 1996, in Lowville, NY, a son of Pablo Otero and Tammy Leviker, he was a 2015 graduate of Potsdam Central School.

Connor was an IT Technician for Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Potsdam, NY.  He was very proud of his work and had great ambitions to further his career in this field.

Connor was a big teddy bear who loved many things such as technology, cars, music, gaming and ATV’s. Still nothing compared to the love he had for his family and friends, and he would do anything to help them in their time of need. He was a loving son, uncle, brother and friend who will be greatly missed by all whose lives he touched.

Survivors include his father and step-mother, Pablo Otero and KaLenna Weatherup-Otero, Theresa, NY; his mother, Tammy Leviker and companion, Eugene Buckingham, Croghan, NY; maternal grandmother, Sandra Leviker, Lowville, NY; three brothers, Cody Otero and companion, Vanessa Babcock, Casey Otero and companion, Johanna Kastner, Bryant French, all of Potsdam, NY; four sisters, Darbie Tressler and husband, Roman, Port St. Lucie, FL, Jeriica Weatherup and companion, Jeremy Pecori, Watertown, NY, Teatherlea Weatherup and companion, Josten McLamb, Evans Mills, NY, SaLeanna Simmons and husband, Brent, Chatham, NY; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, a large extended family and friends.

His paternal grandparents, Pablo Otero and Karen Bowman, maternal grandfather, Lawrence Leviker and a cousin, Gabriel Otero passed away previously.

Funeral Services will be 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, NY, with Rev. Donald Briant officiating.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. prior to the service.

Immediately following the service there will be a gathering for family and friends at the Theresa Fire Hall.

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