James O'Connell
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Tuesday
9
July

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Weigand Bros., Inc. Funeral Home
49 Hillside Ave.
Williston Park, New York, United States
Tuesday
9
July

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Weigand Bros., Inc. Funeral Home
49 Hillside Ave.
Williston Park, New York, United States
Wednesday
10
July

Mass

10:00 am
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Saint Aidan's R.C. Church
505 Willis Ave.,
Williston Park, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Gate Of Heaven Cemetery
Stevens Ave.,
Hawthorne, New York, United States

Obituary of James O'Connell

Mineola, NY, on July 6, 2019, peacefully at home surrounded by family, 86 years old, the "Duke from Mineola.” Born and raised in Brooklyn, US Navy Sailor, FDNY Firefighter, Jamaica Hospital Registered Nurse, High School Basketball Referee and Baseball Umpire. Beloved Husband of Maryann, Loving Father of Tim (Tara), Andy (Lori), Matty (Colleen), Anne Marie (Jim O’Donnell), Theresa (John Cantwell), Jamie (Renae), and Peter. Cherished Grandfather "Poppy" of 16 Grandchildren Thomas, Michael, James, Olivia, Andrew, Emily, Matty O'C, Joseph, Jackie, Katie, Matty O'D, Alexandra, Greg, Vanessa, Jimmy, and Monique. Also survived by his sister Dorothy Rode, brother Andrew O'Connell (Mary), and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and close friends. He will always be remembered in our hearts. Visitation will be held at Weigand Brothers Funeral Home, Hillside Avenue, Williston Park, NY, Tuesday July 9 from 2p-5p & 7p-9p. The Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of St. Aidan, Willis Avenue, Williston Park, NY, Wednesday July 10 at 10am.

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