Eileen F. O’Connor, 81

Eileen F. O’Connor, 81, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Long Island, N.Y., passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, Aug. 16, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del.

O’Connor retired in 1993 from the Travelers Insurance Company. She loved to sing, sew, knit, read and travel, and was an avid animal lover.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Eileen (Breen) Tolworthy. She is survived by her five daughters, Eileen C. Foremna, Kathleen A. Palermo, Ann M. Sweeney, Elizabeth Cahill and Margaret E. DiNuzzo; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was to be held in Long Island, N.Y. Burial was to be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in O’Connor’s name to the Tunnell Cancer Center; 100 Patriots Way; Milford, DE 19963.