O'Connor_OvalO’Connor, Barbara Marie (nee Gillies) – Peacefully, surrounded by her family, at the Hamilton General Hospital, on Sunday, June 26th, 2016. Barbara O’Connor, beloved wife of the late Gerald William O’Connor (2007) for 55 years.  Much loved mother of Brenda and William MacRae of Timmins, Gerald “Larry” and Dawn O’Connor of Dundas, Suzanne and Neil Robertson of Copetown and Barbara and Stan Holiday of Brampton.  Loving grandmother to Andrew MacRae (Carla), Robert MacRae (Beth), Virginia MacRae, Adam O’Connor (Lana), Breanne Ingram (Darius), Timothy O’Connor (Sarah), Victoria O’Connor, Kathryn Robertson, Alexander Robertson, Stephen Holiday, Jeffrey Holiday and Christopher Holiday.  Great-grandmother to William and James MacRae, Ian and Noah MacRae, Delaney and Duncan Ingram and Macie and Madison O’Connor.  Dearly missed by her brother Archie Gillies of Southampton.  She was predeceased by her brothers Claire Gillies and Bruce Gillies.  Much loved sister-in-law to Fran Gillies, Joyce Gillies, Irene O’Connor, Ray and Margaret O’Connor, Leo O’Connor and Rita Mooney.  Barbara graduated from the St. Joseph’s School of Nursing and went on to work at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Hamilton for many years followed by a position at Union Drawn Steel of Hamilton.  She was a long time member of the C.W.L. of the St. Augustine’s Parish and volunteered with the St. Vincent de Paul Society.  Grateful thanks to her devoted companions, over the past few years, Anne, Judy, Pat, Irene and Natalia.  You made her life so much richer and we appreciate your compassionate care of our mother.  Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday afternoon and evening from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas.  A Funeral Mass will be offered at ST. AUGUSTINE’S CHURCH, 58 Sydenham Street, Dundas on Thursday at 10:00 a.m.  Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to either the St. Vincent de Paul Society or the Good Shepherd Centres would be appreciated by the family.