Ellen O'Connor

Obituary of Ellen O'Connor

Ellen “Helen” O’Connor(nee Lynch) of Woodlawn, Bronx, NY passed on from this life peacefully in her own home on the evening of January 9th, 2021. Helen was born on August 13th, 1930 to Patrick Lynch and Hannah O’Sullivan and lived in Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland until she moved to New York in 1963. Devoted wife of Michael O’Connor, deceased, of Castlegregory, Co. Kerry, Ireland. Beloved mother of Michael O’Connor and Donal O’Connor, daughter-in-law Svetlana. Loving grandmother to Marcel, Dimitry, and Maya. Dear sister to Jack Lynch and Patrick Lynch and to her dearly departed brothers Donal and Fred Lynch, and Miceal O’Loinsigh. Helen was a woman of deep faith, who loved her family. Those who knew her will remember her kindness, her energy, and the joy she found in dancing and having fun with those she loved. With everyone’s health and NY regulations in mind, the number of visitors must be monitored. Mourners will be asked to be patient and must prepare to wait outside the building. Visitors will be cycled through while practicing social distancing so that all may have the chance to pay their respects. Please remember, the sick, elderly and those with compromised health, should avoid public settings. Viewing will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2020 from 9:30 - 10:30 A.M. in Hodder Farenga Funeral Home, 899 McLean Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held… Our Parishes are also practicing recommended guidelines, limiting the number of people that may gather in church. Seating for family will be designated, and friends will be allowed in as room permits, however, this will be limited. If you would like to attend the Funeral Mass, please understand that seating cannot be guaranteed and you should be prepared to observe from a distance. A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 11th, 2021 at 10:45 A.M. in St. Barnabas Church, Bronx, NY Entombment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY Flowers are welcome, or in lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org
Thursday
14
January

Viewing

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Hodder Farenga Funeral Home
899 McLean Ave
Yonkers, New York, United States
(914) 237-5800
Thursday
14
January

Mass

10:45 am - 11:45 am
Thursday, January 14, 2021
St. Barnabas Church
4343 Martha Ave
Bronx, New York, United States
Thursday
14
January

Interment

12:30 am
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
10 W. stevens Ave
Hawthorne, New York, United States
(914) 769-3672
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