Mary Dillon O’Connell of Oxford

Mary Dillon O'Connell, 99, of Oxford, formerly of West Grove, died Friday, Nov. 4, at the Ware Presbyterian Village in Oxford. She was the wife of John P. O’Connell who died in 1964 and with whom she shared 24 years of marriage.

Mary Dillon O'Connell

Mary Dillon O'Connell

Born in Wilmington, she was a daughter of the late Martin P. and the late Margaret (Conner) Dillon.

She was a registered nurse at St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington, retiring in 1986, where she also graduated from in 1938.

She was a longtime member of Assumption BVM Church in West Grove.

Survivors include two sons, John P. O'Connell, Jr. of Dothan, AL and William “Radar” P. O’Connell and his wife Joyce of West Grove; one sister, Margaret Markel of Oxford; three grandchildren, Danny, Sean, and Meghan, and five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two brothers.

You are invited to visit with Mary’s family and friends, from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Assumption BVM Catholic Church 300 State Rd. West Grove, PA 19390. Her mass of Christian burial will follow at 11. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, West Grove. Contributions in her memory may be made to Assumption BVM Church at the aforementioned address or to West Grove Fire Company PO Box 201 West Grove, PA 19390. Arrangements are by Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-869-2685) of West Grove. To view her online tribute please visit

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