Date of Birth: April 04, 1931
Date of Death: September 07, 2020
Marie Jean O'Connor Phoenix - Marie Jean O'Connor, age 89, loving sister, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother entered heaven on September 7, 2020. She was born to Thomas and Marie McCarthy on April 4, 1931 in Chicago, Il. Growing up and married in the Mt. Greenwood community of Chicago. She moved to Tucson, Arizona with her young family in 1959 and on to Phoenix in 1962. She was very active member of St. Vincent de Paul Parish and involved in SVDP grade school. She studied Nursing and became an LPN, working at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Maryvale Pediatrics’ where she retired. She volunteered for the St. Vincent de Paul Society delivering food boxes to the needy. She was an avid reader, enjoyed crocheting, knitting, camping and watching and cheering at all her children’s sporting events. She is survived by her sister Marcella Mark, daughter Jeanne O’Callaghan (Pat), sons Dan (Joyce), Tim (Sue), and Bill (Sarah), 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her son Jim and daughter Patti Joralmon.
Marie’s celebration of life will be held at a later date.