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Marie A. (Collins) O'Connor

March 11, 1931 ~ June 22, 2021 (age 90)

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In Lieu of flowers, Kindly consider a memorial donation to St. Mary of the Annunciation Parish, 24 Conant St., Danvers, MA 01923



Marie O’Connor of Jupiter, FL, a teacher, and former longtime Danvers resident, died peacefully on June 22.  She was 90 years old.

Mrs. O’Connor raised her family in Beverly and Danvers prior to settling in Florida several years ago.

She is a proud graduate of Notre Dame Academy in Tyngsboro in 1948 and Lowell Teachers College (now UMASS Lowell) in 1952. She began teaching on the North Shore at the former Maple Street Elementary School in Danvers. After taking time off to raise her 5 children, she returned to teaching at St Mary’s of the Annunciation School in Danvers where she spent several years teaching first grade. She was an active member in the Catholic Church who attended daily Mass, volunteered, and supported financial efforts at both St. Mary’s in Danvers and St. Jude’s in Tequesta, FL.

Marie was predeceased by her husband Richard T. O’Connor, her parents Cornelius Sr. and Kathleen Collins, her brothers and their spouses: Cornelius Jr and Agnes Collins of Hampton Beach, NH, Bill and Pat Collins of Lowell, MA, as well as, her nephew Cornelius Collins III and niece MaryAnn Collins.

She is survived by her 5 children and their spouses: Kathleen and Keith Miller of Danvers, Paul and Sandra O’Connor of Salisbury, Joe and Charlotte O’Connor of Danvers, Bill and Ann O’Connor of Topsfield and Richard and Maureen O’Connor of Georgetown. She is also survived by her 13 grandchildren: Mary, Meghan, Dan, Kevin, Caroline, Shannon, Will, Jeff, Katherine, Margaret, Grace, Colleen and Sarah Jane, as well as, several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, all of whom she cared deeply for.

Visitation hours will be on Sunday, June 27 from 3-6pm at the Mackey Funeral Home, 128 S. Main St. (Rte. 114) in Middleton, Mass. A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, June 28 at 9am at St. Mary’s of the Annunciation Church located at 24 Conant St., Danvers, MA. 

In Lieu of flowers, Kindly consider a memorial donation to St. Mary of the Annunciation Parish, 24 Conant St., Danvers, MA 01923


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Visitation - No Floral - Memorial Donations Only
June 27, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Middleton, Mass
128 S Main St - Rt. 114
Middleton, MA 01949

Funeral Mass
June 28, 2021

9:00 AM
St. Mary of the Annunciation Parish
24 Conant St
Danvers, MA 01923

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