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Helen (Bear) O'Connor

December 30, 2021


Helen O’Connor, nee Bear, 83 years old, of Lombard, died on December 30th, 2021. 

She was the loving wife of Michael O’Connor Sr. for 53 years; beloved mother to Kathleen (Carl) Popovsky, Michael (Julie) O’Connor Jr., Daniel (Theresalynn) O’Connor; dear grandmother of Liam Popovsky, Owen Popovsky, Caitlin O’Connor, Eden O’Connor, and George O’Connor. Cherished sister to JoAnne (Seymour) Weinberg, Doris (John) Lutkus, and the late Janet Hertel.

Helen loved family events and treasured the time she was able to spend with her grandchildren often attending any event in which they participated. In her spare time, Helen was a voracious reader, and dedicated patron of the Helen Plum Library in Lombard. A longtime Parishioner at Sacred Heart Church, Helen regularly served as a Lector, had been part of the Religious Education Board, and volunteered in many other aspects of the church. 

A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Church, 114 S. Elizabeth Street, Lombard. Interment private. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the charity organization of your choosing. 

Info or 888-629-0094.


Memorial Mass
January 14, 2022

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
114 S. Elizabeth St.
Lombard, IL 60148

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