Loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister; 76
FITCHBURG -- Hilda O'Connell, 76 years, passed away on December 18, 2012, after a brief illness surrounded by her loving family.
Hilda was born in Birkenhead, England on December 9, 1936 and came to the United States in 1957 with her husband to start a family.
She leaves her loving husband of 56 years, Brian O'Connell; daughter and son-in-law, Terry and Joseph Wallace of Ayer; daughter and son-in-law, Kathleen and Michael Trump of Ashby; daughter, Patricia O'Connell and her fiancé, Patrick Bean of Florida; and son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Suzanne O'Connell of Townsend; nine grandchildren, Meagan Monat and husband, Brandon, Victoria Churchville, Michael Wallace and Olivia Shultz, Alexandra White and husband, Joseph, Shane Trump, MaryKate Campbell, Kerrie Campbell, Liam O'Connell, and Brennan O'Connell. Hilda is also survived by her loving sister, Edith Abbott of Birkenhead, England; as well as many nieces and nephews. "TREASURED THOUGHTS OF ONE SO DEAR, OFTEN BRINGS A SILENT TEAR,
THOUGHTS OF SCENES OF ALL OUR PAST,
BRINGS MEMORIES THAT WILL ALWAYS LAST.
GOODNIGHT & GOD BLESS."
O'CONNELL -- Funeral services and burial were private and under the direction of Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg.