Barbara A. O'Connor
Merton H Kays Funeral Home, Inc.
59 Monroe Street
Honeoye Falls, NY
Barbara A. O'Connor

Mendon - age 89 passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas J. O'Connor, daughter Kathleen E. Freeman, granddaughter Stephanie A. Freeman, brother Robert Folts. She is survived by daughters Patricia (Robert) Freeman, Ann Sandman, Susan McMahon (Doug Richards), Maureen (David) Sproull, Eileen Tassone, Martha (James) Hoh, JoAnn (Brian) Connolly; grandchildren Cory Ann Freeman (Jake Boiter), Erin (Albert) Smith, Sarah Freeman, Shawn McMahon, Chad McMahon (Molly Gimbel), Megan Sproull (Thomas Ripley), Christopher Tassone, Kerry Tassone, Emily (Wil) Woolaver, Allison Hoh (Josh Gilbert), Miles Hoh, Nolan Hoh, Lily Hoh; great grandchildren Johnathan Edwards (Alicia Miller), Aeris Stanton, Hannah Leathersich (David Culhane), Morrigan Smith, James Kyle, Lucy and Molly Woolaver; brother-in-law Bill (Constance) O'Connor, cousin Bette Galante, several nieces and nephews and many friends.

Barbara was owner of the Honeycomb Beauty Salon in Honeoye Falls, and worked at Monroe Community Hospital, Lifetime Care, and was a long-time and beloved bartender at Ye Mendon Tavern. She was an avid golfer and former member of Sweet Adelines. She will be remembered for her kindness and her great sense of humor.

Special thank you to all of Barbara's nurses and caregivers. Funeral Mass Saturday September 18, 2021 at 11 am at St. Catherine of Siena, 26 Mendon Ionia Road, Mendon, NY. Burial, Mendon Cemetery.

Donations in Barbara's memory can be made to the Mendon Fire Department or the Honeoye Falls Volunteer Ambulance. To leave a condolence, please visit

Published by Rochester Democrat And Chronicle from May 2, 2020 to Jul. 31, 2021.
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Maureen and Family. May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. My prayers and thoughts are with you.
Naomi Marshall
May 4, 2020
We are so sorry Martha, Jim, and your family to hear of the passing of your Mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.
Tom Tuchrello
May 3, 2020
Aunt Barabara will be missed by so many, her jokes were her trademark. It must be a bartender thing! RIP Aunt Barbara.
Charles Parsels
May 3, 2020
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