Deacon Terrance J. O'Connell

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I was truly saddened to learn of Terry's passing . He was the kindest most compassionate person I have ever met. He and Helen helped me when I was down and out . Helen I am so very sorry for your loss . My prayers are with you and the children. God speed Terry .


Posted by: Marjorie " Pete " Kieburg - North Stonington, CT   Oct 13, 2018

Deacon Terry was a friend and a great encouragement to me when we served together in hospital chaplaincy work. It was a blessing to know him and I still have his laminated card with his words of hope besides me even as I type. Thanks be to God for a life well lived.


Posted by: David Teague - Haverhill, MA   Oct 13, 2018

Wonderful humanitarian. Dedicated family man. I thank you that my children benefit from your influence. May God comfort Auntie Helen and your family. You left this world a better place than you found it. Go rest high.... we'll miss you but walk with what you have taught by example.


Posted by: Colleen and family OConnell/Thompson - North Stonington, CT   Oct 13, 2018


Posted by: Susan Miffitt - BELCHERTOWN, MA   Oct 12, 2018

Uncle - May you rest peacefully in God's arms.

Chrissy, Andrew & Jacob Strohman


Posted by: A friend   Oct 12, 2018

Helen and family,
I am very sorry for your tremendous loss.
I will forever miss Terry who was so much like family to me.
His gentle spirit will always have a very special place in my heart.
He will be missed. God bless.


Posted by: Kristen Ferraro - Windsor, CT   Oct 12, 2018

May Terry rest in peace in the arms of the Lord forever.


Posted by: The MILLER FAMILY - Ludlow, MA   Oct 12, 2018

Dear Helen and family.Deep peace to you. Terry was a wonderful loving compassionate man who always gave his love and special attention to every one who was blessed to interact with him! he was an angel on earth and I know he is in heaven as well! love and comfort,Sincerely, Christine Tougas


Posted by: Christine Tougas - Chicopee, MA   Oct 12, 2018

Dear Helen and Family,
My deepest condolences to you an your family. I worked with Terry at Mercy. Terry was a very gifted, loving, compassionate and generous person with a great sense of humor, it was a pleasure working with him.
Kathy Mastorakis,
Former Chaplain at Mercy


Posted by: Katherine Mastorakis - Chicopee, MA   Oct 12, 2018


Posted by: Lynn Connolly - Longmeadow, MA   Oct 12, 2018