- February 16, 1925 - March 29, 2015
- Holyoke, Massachusetts
of Mary's Passing
- Donations may be made in memory of Mary to a charity of one's choice.
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“May the soul of your dearly departed rest in peace, may our prayers help guide your Mom on her journey to our Creator. Sincerely, Amy & Dan
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Mary E. (Buckley) O'Connor, 90, of Holyoke, died Sunday March 29, 2015 at Holyoke Medical Center. Mary was born in Holyoke, daughter of the late James and Katherine (Shea) Buckley. She graduated from Holyoke High School in 1942, and was a lifelong communicant of St. Jerome Church. Mary was predeceased by her husband of 57 years Edwin F. O'Connor who died June 18, 2009. She is survived by a son James F. O'Connor and a daughter Mary Ellen O'Connor, with whom she lived. She also leaves several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, Mary was predeceased by her brothers James and John Buckley. The funeral will be held Tuesday April 7 at 9:00am from the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton St., followed by Mass in St. Patrick's Chapel of St. Jerome Church at 10:00am. Burial will follow in St. Jerome Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Monday from 4:00 to 7:00pm. Donations may be made in memory of Mary to a charity of one's choice. The family wishes to thank the nurses and nursing assistants at the Holyoke Medical Center for the wonderful care they provided, and especially thanks to Mary's visiting nurse Sherry O'Connell for the attention and devotion she showed.