April 25, 1937 – July 4, 2014

O’Connell, Marilyn Joyce  – After a courageous battle and surrounded by her loving family on July 4th in her 78th year.  Proud and adored Mother of Maureen and son-in-law Rick, Tim (Ginny) and Kevin,  Cherished Nana to Andrew, Shauna (Brian), and Macey, step grandchildren Joseph, MacKenzie and Madison.  Dearly missed by her sister Betty (John), sister-in-law Yvonne, many nieces and nephews and her life-long friend Doris.  Sadly missed by Paul and many close friends that supported her through her illness.  Predeceased by her sister Mair and brothers Mal and Cliff.  Special thanks to the awesome 8W nursing team at the Hamilton General Hospital for their loving care. Cremation has already taken place. Friends are invited to a Celebration of Marilyn’s life on Thursday, July 10th at the Dundas Town Hall 60 Main Street, Dundas, ON with visitation at 1pm, Memorial Service at 2pm followed by refreshments. At Marilyn’s request please wear her favourite colour ‘pink’ or other bright colour, no black.  Thank you.  In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Hamilton SPCA would be appreciated.