Maureen P. (O'Connor) O'Connell
O'Connell, Maureen P. (O'Connor) ALBANY Maureen P. (O'Connor) O'Connell, 79, entered eternal rest on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Albany to William and Elizabeth (Meehan) O'Connor, she graduated from Vincentian Institute and the College of St. Rose. She earned her master's degree in public health from Sage College of Albany and continued her career in nursing. Maureen was nurse manager of the Cardiac Care Unit at St. Peter's Hospital for many years. She was a member of the St. Peter's Hospital Ethics Committee where she remained after her retirement. Maureen was an avid bridge player, gardener, and active member of the City Club of Albany. She was a longtime communicant and eucharistic minister at St. Vincent de Paul Church. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Marilyn Evans; and brother, William J. O'Connor. She is survived by her children, Daniel (Amy) O'Connell, Elizabeth O'Connell, Kathleen (Michael) Lyons, Patricia (Gregory) McGee, Mary Ellen O'Connell (Deborah Reese), John (Ingrid) O'Connell, Anne O'Connell, and Timothy (Sasha) O'Connell; her siblings, Elizabeth (late Raymond) Linzey, Reverend Francis O'Connor and Anne Gardner; brother-in-law, John Evans; sister-in-law, Margaret O'Connor; her grandchildren, Daniel and Meredith O'Connell, Michael (fiance, Kathryn Martel), and William Lyons, Jack, Brendan and Madeline McGee, and Maya O'Connell; also many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with her family on Wednesday, April 19, from 4-7 p.m. in the Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, Inc., 490 Delaware Ave., Albany.Her funeral Mass will be celebrated by her brother, Reverend Francis O'Connor on Thursday, April 20, at 9 a.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Church. Interment will be held privately. Those who wish may send donations to Family Promise of the Capital Region, 738 New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY 12208, firstname.lastname@example.org. Online condolences may be offered at danielkeenanfuneralhome.com .
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