Archbishop Ryan High School recently dedicated a stained glass window in its chapel to the memory of Timothy Connors, a 15-year-old freshman who was hit by a car and died on the afternoon of May 17, 2011.
A Port Richmond police detective turned his anguish over his lost son into a way of supporting other greiving parents.
Philadelphia Police Detective Martin Connors, 48, never thought he would believe the words of grief counselor Mickey Hirsch: Connors would eventually help other grieving parents whose children had died.
Timothy Connors died near the high school on May 17. His father thanked students for their outpouring of love.