Marguerite O. Connelly, 86, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Sunday, December 4, 2011 in Port Charlotte.
Born Marguerite Florence O’Neill on June 9, 1925 in Irvington, New Jersey to the late Margaret and Harry O’Neill, Marguerite, a secretary for DuPont, moved from Cleveland, Ohio to Port Charlotte in 1969 with her husband Thomas J. Connelly. Because of Marguerite’s passion for the arts, she was a strong supporter of the Visual Arts Center in Punta Gorda, Florida. She was Roman Catholic.
Marguerite is survived by a brother, George (Jacqueline) O’Neill of Lancaster, SC, and nine nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Harry O’Neill, Jr., and her beloved husband of 29 years, Thomas.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated for Marguerite 10:30 a.m. today, Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Port Charlotte. A private inurnment will be held for Marguerite in Punta Gorda.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.