NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - John “Johnny O” O’Connell, a resident of New Rochelle, died Aug. 25. He was 75.
O’Connell was born Dec. 29, 1937, in the County of Cork, Ireland, to Patrick and Mary (Lynch) O’Connell. He worked as a foreman for The Pelham Country Club, for many years.
O’Connell is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; children, Una (Robert) Hopkins, Kim O’Connell, John O’Connell, Jr.; seven grandchildren; and brother, William O’Connell. He was predeceased by his parents; and brother, Dan O’Connell.
Calling hours are Tuesday, Aug. 27 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 at Holy Family Church. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center, White Plains Hospital, 2 Longview Avenue, White Plains, New York 10601.