Mary T. O'Connell

Mary T. O'Connell

Apr 16, 1942 - Nov 1, 2020
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Mary T. O’Connell, of Patterson, NY, died at her home on November 1, 2020. She was 78 years old.
Born on April 16, 1942 in Bronx, NY, daughter of the late Edmond and Katherine (Sullivan) Barry. Mary was graduated from St. Aquinas High School in the Bronx.
On April 28, 1962 Mary married the love of her life Patrick L. O’Connell at St. Lukes R. C. Church in the Bronx. Patrick died on July 7, 2003.
Mary was a Sales Representative with Schech Pools in Brewster, NY for several years. A 47-year resident of Patterson, Mary had lived in the Bronx prior.
Mary was past president of the Patterson Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary as well as an EMT for the Patterson Fire Department Ambulance Corps. She was a longtime election day poll volunteer and a volunteer food gatherer for the Patterson Food Pantry. Mary was a loving wife, proud and loving mother and cherished grandmother.
Mary is survived by her five sons, Patrick J. O’Connell and his fiancée Linda Hogan of Wingdale, NY, Michael J. O’Connell of North Carolina, Edward J. O’Connell of Patterson, NY, Thomas Gatto of Lake Carmel, NY and Kevin J. O’Connell and his wife Andera of Pawling, NY; three grandsons, Killian, Shane and Aidan and a former daughter-in-Law Patricia Scott-Rich. Mary was pre-deceased by two brothers, Joseph and William Barry.
A graveside service will be held at 10am, immediately followed by interment, at Maple Avenue Cemetery, Patterson, NY. Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 8pm at the Dwyer Funeral Home, 23 South Street, Patterson, NY 12563.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s memory may be made to the Ryan McElroy Children’s Cancer foundation.
Mary will be well missed by so many who loved her.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday November 5, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday November 5, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Dwyer Funeral Home
    23 South Street
    PATTERSON, NY 12563
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  • Service

    Friday November 6, 2020 | 10:00am
    Friday November 6, 2020 10:00am
    Maple Avenue Cemetery
    Route 311
  • Interment

    Maple Avenue Cemetery
    Route 311


Donations are being accepted for: RYAN MCELROY CHILDRENS CANCER FOUNDATION.


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Karen Dobbins

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Just seeing this now Red One. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Blonde One & Timothy

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