Obituary — Sheila O’Connor

Former Principal of St. Mary’s Catholic Schools in Morrisburg and Chesterville and Immaculata Catholic School in Cornwall

Peacefully at the West End Villa in Ottawa on Monday, February 11, Sheila O’Connor (nee McPhail), formerly of Chesterville and Cornwall, age 82. Beloved wife of the late Sarsfield O’Connor. Loving mother of John O’Connor (Rosemary McLaughlin) of Pickering and Tim O’Connor (Anne Smith) of Manotick. Dear sister of Shirley Kelly of London and Claude McPhail (Judy) of Chesterville. Sheila will be fondly remembered by her granddaughters Erin, Reilly, Molly, Emily and Maureen. Predeceased by her sisters Dorothy McCrimmon and Patricia “Queenie” Bond. Also survived by nieces and nephews.

Funeral Arrangements

Friends may call at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Chesterville, on Friday, February 15 from 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Presentation Catholic Church, Chesterville, on Saturday, February 16 at 1 p.m. A reception will follow in the Church hall. Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. If you are making your donation online or by cheque directly to the charity, please include the following note with your gift “please notify the family”. Online condolences may be made at

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