Anne M. (Laird) ORourke, 82 of Sandwich, passed away on Oct. 29, 2013. Born on Oct. 2, 1931 in Mishawaka, IN, she was the daughter of the late William G. and Stephana E. (Mahle) Laird. Anne was employed as a secretary for Hanover schools. Anne enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially attending grandchildrens sports, gardening, and her unwavering faith. Anne was the wife of the late Edward F. ORourke. Devoted mother of Edward ORourke and his wife Amy of Basking Ridge, NJ, Christine Robinson and her husband Phillip of Hanover, Kevin ORourke and his wife Barbara of Hingham, Brian ORourke and his wife Amy of Greenville, SC, and Robert ORourke and his wife Nancy of Hanover. Dear sister of Barbara Fales and her late husband Richard of Delray Beach, FL, Mary Barnd and her husband Dave of Manahawkin, NJ, and John Laird and his wife Mimi of Boynton Beach, FL. Cherished grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of 1. Visiting hours were in the Sullivan Funeral Homes, 551 Washington St., Rte. 53, in Hanover on Sunday, Nov. 3, from 2 - 6 p.m. A funeral Mass was celebrated on Monday, Nov. 4, at 10 a.m. in St. Mary of the Sacred Heart Church, 392 Hanover St., Rte. 139, Hanover. Interment in Hanover Center Cemetery. Donations in Annes memory may be made to Cape Cod Hospital Medical Oncology, c/o CCHC Foundation, Box 370, Hyannis, MA 02601 or to Ted and Anne ORourke Scholarship Fund, c/o NEPGA, Box 743, Boylston, MA 01505. For directions and our online guest book, visit SullivanFuneralHomes.com 781-878-0920 781-293-2020 Family Owned & Operated Since 1897
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Published in Sandwich Broadsider from Nov. 1 to Nov. 7, 2013