Dorothy Olivia O’Connell, 100, a resident of Brightview Rolling Hills of Catonsville, Maryland, died peacefully on April 17, 2022. She was born Dorothy Olivia Jones in Baltimore, Maryland to Earl and Edith Jones. Dorothy was predeceased by her father, Earl Lark Jones and mother, Edith Jones (Nee Ehrhart). Including her late husband Vincent DePaul O’Connell (Bud); son, Craig O’Connell; siblings, William Jones, Earl Jones, Eileen Wolters, Beverly Fader and Shirley Moran.
Dorothy is survived, and will be greatly missed, by her loving children, Stephen O'Connell and Kimberly Dorsey (Chuck Dorsey). Along with her daughter-in-law, Kathy O'Connell McGee, as well as her dear sister, Gloria Lebling and adoring grandchildren Michael O’Connell, Brooke Martinez, Courtney Baader, Timothy Mulligan, Kerry Hrybyk, Kelly Harris and Patrick O’Connell. She was also a great grandmother to 16 great grandchildren. Dorothy also cherished and will be missed by her many friends. In addition to being the most beautiful woman in any room, Dorothy was an amazing matriarch with an irreplaceable light and spirit that we will always miss.
Family and friends are welcome at Dorothy’s memorial gathering which will take place on Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 11:00am to 12:00 pm with a memorial service taking place from 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm at the Candle Light Funeral Home, 1835 Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD 21228. There will be a private family interment following the memorial service at St. John’s Cemetery, 3480 St Johns Lane, Ellicott City, MD 21042.
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