Marjory J. O'Connor
Marjory J. O'Connor
  • September 15, 1937 - October 21, 2016
  • Lansing, Michigan

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Marjory J. O'Connor, 79, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 21, 2016 in Lansing, Michigan. She was born September 15, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois to Abraham and Ruby (Ginsburg) Brauer. She taught elementary school for over 40 years, starting in West Layfette and Fort Wayne, Indiana before teaching in Detroit and eventually, for 28 years in Dryden. Marjory played cello and piano in her spare time, and was very artistic and creative. Her handmade greeting cards will be treasured by all who received one.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Patrick O'Connor, her son, Charles David O'Connor, and her brothers, Hugh and Larry Brauer.
She will be lovingly remembered by her sons, Robert Edward O'Connor, John Patrick (Lindsey) O'Connor II, and Joseph Patrick (Francine) O'Connor; her grandchildren, Jenny, Cindy, Anthony, Trevor, Casey, McCauley, Jamie, Kerriann, Grant, Shannon, Emily; her great-grandchildren, Ethan, Aimee, Eli, and Isaac; her sister, Iris Moskovitz; and her many nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
In honor of Marjory, memorial contributions may be made to the Michigan Parkinson's Foundation, 30400 Telegraph Road, Suite 150, Bingham Farms, MI 48025.
The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, DeWitt Chapel. Online condolences may be expressed at