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Elizabeth O’Connell

Elizabeth O’Connell

Heaven has gained an Angel. Elizabeth O’Connell, a resident of New Rochelle, died on June 5th 2022. She was 87. Elizabeth was born on September 21, 1934 in Co. Cork, Ireland to the late Patrick and Nora Walsh. She worked as an elder care nurse’s aid and her caring skills extended to many. She shared gifts of laughter and love with everyone that entered her home. She loved to dance to a good Irish tune. She loved her family unconditionally. You knew if she offered you a cup of tea you were in the “circle”. She is survived by her daughter Una Hopkins, and son John O’Connell, Jr., six grandchildren Ashley, R. Connor, Caitlyn Rose, Molina, Alisha, Xyerra and one brother Denis Walsh a sister Pat McGeough and her dear cousin Eileen Rodrigues. She had a lifetime friendship with many but one special one was her “immigration sponsor” to enter this country Chris O’Meara. She was one of 21 children in the Walsh family. She left her home in Ireland and was married to John O’Connell on July 23rd 1963.
She was predeceased by her Husband John O’Connell (2013) Daughter Kim O’Connell (2018), granddaughter Courtney O’Connell (2018), and Robert Hopkins son in law (2018) and all but two of her brothers and sisters.
Visiting will be Wednesday 4-8 pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Thursday 10:30am at Holy Family Church. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bright Focus a research organization for Alzheimer.
https://www.brightfocus.org/alzheimers/overview

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