Anne J. O’Connor
March 17, 1931 - May 20, 2018
Anne J. O’Connor, age 87, of New Castle, DE, passed away at her residence on Sunday, May 20, 2018.
Anne was born on March 17, 1931 in Wilmington, DE. She graduated from Claymont High School in 1949 and dedicated her career as a crossing guard supervisor in New Castle County.
Passionate about her career, Anne was very instrumental in implementing Safety Town in New Castle County, a camp teaching kids how to be safe. She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church and former member of Wilmington Manor Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. Above all, she will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Anne is survived by her children, Charles J. O’Connor, Jr. (Judy) of Baltimore, MD, Debra A. Mullens (John) of Newark, DE, Gail R. O’Connor of Bear, DE, Sarah Sally L. Shupe of New Castle, DE, April D. Benton (Kirk) of Middletown, DE and David J. O’Connor of New Castle, DE; 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 noon on Friday, May 25, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 12 noon. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Anne’s name to the Food Bank of Delaware, 14 Garfield Way, Newark, DE 19713 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Ste. 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.