Thompson, CT./Webster, MA.
Theresa (Robitaille) O’Connell, 87, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Matulaitis Nursing and Rehabilitation in Putnam.
Her husband of 57 years, Charles J. O’Connell, Sr. died September 23, 2008.
She leaves behind a son, John J. O’Connell and his wife Donna of Fabyan, Ct., three daughters; Karen O’Connell Gaskell of Vass, North Carolina, Patricia A. Battista wife of Anthony J. Battista, Sr. of Dudley and Maryann T. Hoenig wife of Donald R. “D.R.” Hoenig of Thompson, 8 grandchildren; Charles J. O’Connell, III and his wife Jill, Gianna M. Battista, Anthony J. Battista, Jr., Patrick Gaskell and his wife Kristina, Rachel Woodcock-Richards and her husband Sexton, Laura Woodcock, J. Riley O’Connell and Jack O’Connell. 4 great grandchildren; Chase, Connor and Reed Gaskell, and Shelby O'Connell and a sister, Claire Bartolomei of Putnam. Theresa was born in Putnam, daughter of the late Armand and Albina (Cusson) Robitaille. She was also predeceased by a son, Charles J. O’Connell, Jr., who died May 3, 1984 and a daughter, Margaret M. ‘Margie’ Dahl who died June 11, 2014.
Theresa worked for many years at the former Stevens Linen Associates in Dudley, she enjoyed crossword puzzles, was a veracious reader.
When the family lived at ‘The Lake’ in Webster, she enjoyed being there and being with her family, which she kept an eye on and was proud of all her family.
The family would like to ‘Thank’ the staff at Matulaitis for their caring and attention given to Theresa and the quality of life given to her to make her comfortable.
As per Theresa’s request, there will be no services. Theresa will always be in the hearts of her family and all that knew her. She has joined Charlie, Charlie, Jr. and Margie.
Kindly omit flowers, please consider a contribution in Theresa’s name to: Matulaitis Nursing Home, Activities Fund, 10 Thurber Rd., Putnam, CT. 06260, or the charity of one’s choice.
The ROBERT J. MILLER FUNERAL HOME and LAKE CHAPEL, 366 School St., Webster is Honored to be assisting Theresa’s family with arrangements.
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