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Mildred Catherine O'Connor


Mildred Catherine O'Connor
Mildred Catherine O'Connor

O’CONNOR, Mildred Catherine – Age 94, Riverside, Guysborough Co., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, in the Milford Haven Home for Special Care, Guysborough. Born in Guysborough on October 16, 1922, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Amelia (Andrews) Lucas.

Mildred worked as a telephone operator for a number of years and was the Postmistress at the Boylston Post Office and drove the rural mail to Guysborough Intervale. She was a member of St. Ann’s Parish, Guysborough. She was a long time President of the Ladies Auxiliary of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 81 in Guysborough. She also delivered Meals on Wheels for a long period of time.

Surviving are her children, Marie (Leon) Ehler, Hamilton, Ont; Anna Mae (Andy Campbell), Lake Egmont; David (Myrtle), Dartmouth; Marilyn (John), Timberlea; daughter-in-law, Rose, Antigonish; sister, Vivian, Mount Clements, USA; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as several great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Lewis; sons, Edward and Joseph; sister, Carrie; brothers, Charles and Lawrence.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Guysborough. Funeral mass will be 2 p.m. Friday from St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church, Guysborough with Father Callistus Abazie officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to The Canadian Diabetes Association or to Milford Haven Home for Special Care, Guysborough. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at

Service Date
Friday, October 13, 2017
Service Time
2 p.m.
Service Location
St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Guysborough

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Visitation Time
2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Visitation Location
Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Guysborough

Burial Date
Friday, October 13, 2017
Burial Time
Following funeral mass
Burial Location
St. Ann's Parish Cemetery, Guysborough

Requested Charity
Canadian Diabetes Association or to Milford Haven Home for Special Care