Deacon Terrance J. O'Connell

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You will be missed dearly, Uncle Terry. I can't forget the many times you and Aunt Helen came to visit the beach and take my brothers and I for ice cream, or to see the sights in Springfield. We have so many fond memories of you. You helped to shape us into the men that we are today. Your kindness and compassion will never be forgotten.

Aunt Helen, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by: Adam Cibarich - St. Louis, MO   Nov 27, 2018

Terry you will be missed. I will always remember the inspirational prayers you sent me in a card when I was sick. God bless you and your family. Marie A. Associate sister's of Providence.

Posted by: marie amato amato - w hatfield ma., MA   Oct 28, 2018

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