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Rosemary K. O'Connor

August 19, 1929 July 24, 2020
Rosemary K. O'Connor
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Rosemary K. O’Connor nee Unger, formerly of River Forest, passed away on July 24, 2020 at the Brookdale in Oak Park. Rosemary was born in the Richmond Hill area of New York, on August 19, 1929 to the late George and Anna (De Gross) Unger. She spent her childhood years in Lansdowne, PA, small town just outside of Philadelphia. She graduated from the University of Miami in Miami, FL where she met her future husband, Edmund C. O’Connor. They were married on August 4, 1951 at St. Philomena’s Church in Lansdowne, PA. They moved to River Forest where they raised three children. Rosemary was active with the Infant Welfare Society and The Art Association of River Forest. She and Ed were longtime members of the Oak Park Country Club.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Kathleen in 1970 and later by her husband in 2013. She is survived by her son, Edmund (Lauren Accinelli) O’Connor of San Diego, CA, and her daughter Lisa O’Connor of Chicago. She is also survived by her brother George (the late June, MD) Unger, MD of Scottsdale, AZ and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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