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Kathleen O’Connor-Funigiello

Kathleen O’Connor-Funigiello former resident of New Rochelle, current resident of Connecticut passed away on August 16, 2018 at the age of 56.
Kathleen was born on April 9, 1962 in New Rochelle to the late John and Emily (Faherty) O’Connor.
Kathleen worked for over 10 years at the New Rochelle Board of Education after which she worked for the New Rochelle Police Department where she was a 20-year veteran. On August 16, 2018, after a long and courageous battle, Officer O’Connor died as a result of a 9/11 related illness. Officer O’Connor began her career in January 1998, and was most recently assigned as the Warrant Officer in the Department’s Criminal Investigations Division. after the September 11th Terrorist Attack of the World Trade Center, Officer O’Connor responded to Ground Zero to assist with the rescue and recovery efforts. She volunteered her time to help other first responders sift through the debris piles. Kathy was an exemplary police officer, and will be sorely missed by those who knew her.
She is survived by her husband Anthony Funigiello; her siblings Brigid O’Connor, Mary (Bill) Jordan, Patrick (Jean) O’Connor, Colleen (Stew) MacGonigle and Amy (David) Rivera; her step-children Frank Funigiello, Elaine Muller and Ann Marie Nicoletti; her nieces and nephews: Emily, Eliza, Matthew, Daniel, J.T. and Devon.
Visiting hours will be Sunday 2-4 & 6-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel Inc., 16 Shea Pl., New Rochelle. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Monday 10:30am Holy Family Church. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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