Marilyn R. O'Connor
PAWTUCKET - Marilyn R.O'Connor, of Orient Ave, Pawtucket died Thursday, November 25, 2010.She was the daughter of the late James and Inez (Steadman) O'Connor.
Miss O'Connor was born in Providence on July 4, 1926, she lived in Pawtucket most of her life.
Miss O'Connor was a teacher for thirty nine years in the Pawtucket School System.
She taught at the former Baldwin St. School, Cottage St, School, now Curvin McCabe and the Curtis School. For one year she lived in Bad Nauhein, Germany, where she taught for the American Government at a United States Army Post.
She was a graduate of the former Rhode Island College of Education, now RIC and received her Master's Degree from there in 1960.
Miss O'Connor was a member of the Rhode Island College Alumni Association, the Rhode Island Retired Teachers Association, the Blackstone Valley Retired Teachers Association, the AARP of Cumberland, the Memorial Hospital of RI Auxiliary and the Delta Kappa Gamma Beta Chapter, an International Society of Woman Educators. She was also a volunteer at the Memorial Hospital of RI for many years and a longtime communicant of the Church of St. Leo the Great in Pawtucket.
Miss O'Connor is survived by her four God children, Edgar Quackenbush of Troy N.Y.; Mark Maynard of Warwick, Christine Barrett of Alexandria Virginia, Daniel Lycan Jr., of Falmouth Me, and many cousins in New York State. She also leaves her dear friend Janice A. Wunschel.
The funeral for Miss O'Connor will be Monday, November 29, at 9:00am from the MANNING - HEFFERN FUNERAL HOME, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of St. Leo the Great, Central Ave, Pawtucket at 10:00am. Relatives and friends are invited. Her calling hours will be Sunday 4-7pm in the funeral home. For online condolences, please visit: www.manningheffern.com
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