Mary O'Connor

Mary A O'Connor (Sweeney)

Saturday, January 22nd, 1938 - Friday, January 31st, 2020
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Mary A. O'Connor passed away peacefully on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Morris View Care Center in Morris Plains, NJ. She was 82.
Mary was born Galway, Ireland. on January 22, 1938, a daughter to the late Mary Ellen (Burke) and John Anthony Sweeney.
She was a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul RC Church in Stirling, NJ for over 39 years.
She loved crossword puzzles, and reading, her membership to the Long Hill Township Senior Citizens and the trips to Atlantic City, but most important was her time caring for her family.
She was predeceased by her husband Richard D. O'Connor. She was also predeceased by her brother Frank Sweeney.
Mary is survived by her children Michael and his wife Tracy, Patti and her husband Mick Locke, Ann O'Connor, R. Gary and his wife Maigen, and Edward and his wife Jennifer, a sister Helen Griffin, and her brothers Sean and Pat Sweeney. She is also survived by her grandchildren Kylie, Kian, Rachel, Kinley, Kyle, Katie, Kieran and Emily.
Visitation will be Tuesday, February 4, 2020 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM at the Valley Memorial Funeral Home 1012 Valley Road, Gillette, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 10:00 AM celebrated at St. Vincent de Paul RC Church, Bebout Ave, Stirling, NJ. Burial will follow at St, Vincent de Paul Cemetery, Stirling, NJ. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. For more information and online condolences visit
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Valley Memorial Funeral Home
    1012 Valley Rd
    GILLETTE, NJ 07933
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  • Service

    Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 10:00am
    St. Vincent de Paul R.C. Church
    Bebout Ave
    STIRLING, NJ 07980
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    Father Richard Carton
  • Interment

    St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery
    Chestnut St
    STIRLING, NJ 07980
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Maxine and Tom Vigliotta

Posted at 08:23am
Our sincere Condolences to Mary’s family. I remember so we’ll our boys meeting and playing endlessly and the girls babysitting for us. With our deepest sympathy.
Maxine and Tom Vigliotta.

Much love, Dan, Brooke & Susan Schmidt

Posted at 03:34pm
With our deepest sympathies,
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Sean Sweeney

Posted at 02:38pm
Treasured memories of a much loved, kind Sister and Aunty never to be forgotten. In our thoughts and prayers. Sean, Christina and family
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From Amaya

Posted at 12:48pm
You and your family are in my thoughts.
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Billie York

Posted at 12:04pm
Mrs. O'Connor's son, Michael O'Connor, is part of our Johns Hopkins IT team. The whole team sends their condolences to the family and friends of Mrs. O'Connor.

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