Jeannette R. O'Connor, 87, of Bradenton, FL, passed away Nov. 4, 2016, at her home with her family by her side. She is survived by her husband, of 64 years, Paul O'Connor. Born June 3, 1929, in Winooski, VT, she was a daughter of the late Aurelian and Jennie Boucher. She was also preceded in death by a son, Stephen O'Connor, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, and a grandson. She was a charter member of Essex Alliance Church, in Essex, VT and was involved in numerous activities with the church. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Sharon (Robert) Townsend, of Bradenton, FL; her son, David (Kristin) O'Connor, of Philadelphia, PA; daughter-in-law, Meg O'Connor, of Barre, VT; 2 brothers, Aldee Boucher, of Burlington, VT, and Guy Boucher, of Barre, VT, 8 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, other relatives and many friends. A memorial service will be conducted in Vermont at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to Tidewell Hospice, Inc., www.givetotidewell.org. Condolences may be made to the family at ManasotaMemorial.com.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Nov. 8, 2016