Grace O'Connor

09/27/1942 - 02/01/2024


Obituary For Grace O'Connor

Grace O'Connor, 81, was born on September 27, 1942, to Marjorie and William Colgan. Grace passed away peacefully on February 1st, surrounded by family. Grace was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to many. She devoted her life to her family and was happiest when she was with them. As her health deteriorated and she had difficulty getting out, she discovered great joy and a new world of friends on Facebook. Grace was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence O’Connor. She is survived by her daughter Lillian (James) McNamara, Ethel (Jerry) Damitz, and six grandchildren: Brigid and Audrey Damitz, Grace, Seamus, Connor, and Dylan McNamara. Grace is survived by her twin brother Douglas Colgan and was predeceased by her siblings Lillian Caprario, William, Arthur, and George Colgan. The viewing will be Sunday, February 4th, 4pm – 8pm at Hanley Funeral Home. The funeral mass will be held on Monday, February 5th, 11am at St. Andrews Episcopal Church followed by burial at Resurrection Cemetery.

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  • 02/04/2024

    Our condolences to Grace's family and friends. She was a spitfire and a sweetheart. She told the best stories and always made us laugh. She was down to earth and genuine. She will be sorely missed. May her memory be eternal and may she rest peacefully.

  • 02/04/2024

    my condolences to DOUGGY---ETHEL---LILLIAN---AND ALL HER GRANDCHILDREN....i'll miss GRACE....we all to all....UNCLE TOM.

  • 02/02/2024

    Sincere condolences to Lillian, Ethel and family. May Gracie rest in peace and be reunited with her dear friend Mary Rose at the pearly gates. May fond memories of Gracie warm & comfort you always .