Leslie Dawn O'Connor, 53, of Westminster, died unexpectedly Wednesday, June 19, 2013.
Born August 9, 1959, in Wheaton, she was the daughter of Daniel D. Yeatman, Sr., of Westminster, and the late Louise Frantam Yeatman. She was the wife of Christopher Patrick O'Connor, to whom she was married for 17 years.
She was a homemaker, raising her three children, and a horse enthusiast. She also rescued and cared for animals, including many cats and dogs.
Surviving, in addition to her father and husband, are children Hiatt O'Connor, of Westminster, Steven Engelhard, of Baltimore, and Stephanie Engelhard, of Germantown; sisters Lisa Sonnefeld, of Germantown, and Lynda Yeatman, of Westminster; brother Daniel Yeatman, Jr., of Damascus; grandmother Evelyn "Cleo" Yeatman, of Westminster; granddaughter Penelope Engelhard; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Deacon Kevin O'Connor officiating. Interment will be in Meadow Branch Cemetery. There will be a luncheon following at the Best Western Catering and Conference center from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Tim O'Connor Cancer Fund, c/o Patrick O'Connor, P.O. Box 90, Nanticoke, MD 21840, with checks payable to Tim O'Connor; or online at www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/tim-o-connor-cancer-fundraiser-no-one-fights-alone-/54174
Online condolences may be offered at www.prittsfuneralhome.com
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