Mary J. O’Connor

6/13/1935 – 4/11/2023

Sadly, on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, Mary Josephine O’Connor, of Carmel, NY, passed away at the age of 87.

Mary was born on June 13, 1935 to Bernard and Mary Kerins in County Roscommon, Ireland where she was raised on a farm. She married her beloved husband, John O’Connor, on September 22, 1962 in New York and they were blessed with three children.

Mary was a homemaker and worked as a secretary. Family was very important to her and she loved spending time with her family, especially her four cherished grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was an animal lover with a special affinity for cats. Her faith was important to her and she was a member of St. Margaret’s of Corona in the Bronx, NY.

Mary is predeceased by her dear husband of 58 years, John, who passed away in 2020. She is survived by her beloved children, Kathy Hassan (Christopher), John O’Connor (Kerry) and James O’Connor and her four adored grandchildren, Katherine, Samantha, Michael and Ryan and two great grandchildren, Sophia and Mason. Her sister, Loretta Fitzgibbons also survives Mary. She is predeceased by her sister, Celia and brother, Bernard.

She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved her.

Visitation to honor and celebrate Mary’s life will take place on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Cargain Funeral Homes, 10 Fowler Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512.

A Mass of Christian Burial will commence at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at St. James the Apostle Church, 14 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512.

Following the Mass, Mary will be escorted to her final resting place alongside her beloved husband John J. O’Connor Raymond Hill Cemetery, 165 NY-52, Carmel Hamlet, NY 10512.

All Services to celebrate Mary’s life will be held on the same day April 18, 2023

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc., 10 Fowler Avenue, Carmel, NY, 10512, (845) 225-3672,