(nee Shanahan) Gone to be with her Lord and Saviour, the rock of our family has passed away suddenly on October 11, 2012 at her home at 93 years of age. Daughter of the late Thomas and Alice Shanahan. Beloved wife of the late Gerald O’Connor (1968). Dear mother of Maureen, Mary (late Tip) Leroux, Jimmy (Diane), Elaine (Larry) McCarthy, Bobby (Diana), Ricky (Joanne), Jo-Anne (late Glenn) Campbell, Kimberly and the late Kathy, Donnie, Gerald (Ellen), Patrick, Jackie, and Sharon (Gil) Parent. Treasured grandmother of 40 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Dear sister of the late Leo, Gerald, Raymond, Helen, John, Thomas, Vincent, Rita, Jim, Dorothy, Mildred, Norm, Rose, and Donald. She will be sadly missed by Tammy and Tommy Alexander as well as the entire O’Connor family. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Sadie was longtime member of Holy Name of Jesus Church. She was a member of the CWL for over 40 years. Sadie is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex on Monday from 2-9 p.m. CWL Prayers at 3 p.m. Parish Prayers Monday at 7:30 p.m. On Tuesday, friends are invited to meet the family after 9:30 a.m. at the Holy Name of Jesus Church (146 Talbot St. North, Essex) followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Maidstone. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Cancer Society. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com

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