Margaret O’Connell, 68, of Mahopac passed away on December 8, 2010 at home, surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. O’Connell was born on August 1, 1942 to Daniel and Annie (nee Clinton) Sugrue, in the Bronx. In 1963 she graduated from Misericordia School of Nursing. In 1964 she married the love of her life, William K. O’Connell at Sacred Heart Church in the Bronx, NY. They had previously lived in the Bronx and Lincolndale, NY, before making Mahopac their home for the past 43 years. Mrs. O’Connell worked at the Veteran’s Administration before retiring in 2000. She is survived by her devoted husband of 46 years, William; her five loving children William O’Connell of Cortlandt Manor; Dennis O’Connell of the Bronx, Anne McGuire of Yorktown Heights; Margaret Meyer of Salt Point, NY; and Patricia O’Halloran of Mineola, NY; her nine adoring grandchildren Daniel and Joseph O’Connell; Katherine, Timothy, and James Mc- Guire; Kathleen, Emily and Maryellen Meyer; and Cara O’Halloran, all of whom meant the world to her. Mrs. O'Connell will be dearly missed by all who had known and loved her. Visitation was held on Saturday, December 11 at Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc., Mahopac. A mass of Christian burial was held on Monday, December 13 at St. John’s The Evangelist R.C. Church, Mahopac. Interment followed to Assumption Cemetery in Cortlandt.