By Editor

Aug 3, 2022

OCSTA Past President Mary O’Connor – 1932 – 2022

1980-81 OCSTA President Mary O’Connor (Northeastern Catholic DSB)Earlier today we received the sad news that former Kirkland Lake Roman Catholic Separate School Board and Northeastern Catholic DSB Trustee and Chair Mary O’Connor passed away on August 1, 2022. Mary provided outstanding service and faith filled leadership to publicly funded Catholic education for many years. She was the first woman to be elected to the OCSTA Board of Directors and first to be elected to serve as President.

The published obituary acknowledges Mary’s deep faith, commitment to family and community and significant contribution to Catholic Education in Ontario and across Canada.

Mary was predeceased by her husband Gerry and is survived by her children and their families.

The Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, August 5, 2022, 11:00 a.m. at the Holy Name of Jesus Parish, Kirkland Lake.

We pray for the repose of Mary’s soul and for her family, friends and the Northeastern Catholic DSB community.

Patrick J. Daly



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