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Life Story for Gladys O'Connor (Bowe)



O’Connor Gladys M., age 71, of Putnam Lake, NY, died Sunday, April 24, 2016 at Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, NY.

Mrs. O’Connor was born November 9, 1944 in Bronx, NY to the late Kieran and Angela (O’Hara) Bowe. She graduated from St. Barnabus High School in Bronx, NY.

Gladys married Denis O’Connor on October 21, 1967 in the Bronx, NY. Together they moved to Putnam Lake in 1973.

Gladys was a member of Sacred Heart Church. She was a great wife, loving mother and fantastic Nanny. She worked for Guidepost in NYC and also Ditron in Stormville, NY.

Mrs. O’Connor is survived by her loving husband Denis; two daughters, Kerry O’Connor and her husband Anthony Prokopowicz of Stormville, NY and Mary O’Connor and her husband Patrick Hadden of Putnam Lake; her 4 grandchildren, Kiera and Kylie Prokopowicz and Connor and Luke Hadden and her brother Donald Bowe. She was predeceased by three brothers, Thomas, John and Brendan Bowe.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, April 30, 2016
12:00PM at Sacred Heart Church, Patterson, NY. Interment will be private. Beecher Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Gladys’ memory may be made to the
St. Judes Children Research Hospital and/or Memorial Sloan Kettering
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