elevated eG8pj September 8, 1957 –  May 26, 2022

elevated eG8pj Kevin Charles O’Connell

elevated eG8pj September 8, 1957 – May 26, 2022

elevated eG8pj With heavy hearts we announce the sudden passing of Kevin O’Connell ‒ peacefully at home on the morning of May 26, 2022.

elevated eG8pj Beloved husband of Colette O’Connell (nee Morrison) for 39 years. Devoted and admired Dad to Matthew (Jacqueline), Siobhan (Patrick) and Peter (Ilana). Loving brother to Cathy (Ron), Gary (Gillian), Brian (Kathleen), and Ann (late husband James). Son of the late Charlie and Marion (nee MacDonald) O’Connell. Son-in-law to Veronica and the late Jack Morrison. Brother-in-law to Angela (Ed), Paul (Maureen), Tish (Fred), Lisa (Paul), and predeceased by Marie (Tom). Kevin will be greatly missed by his many nieces and nephews, extended family, and friends.

elevated eG8pj Kevin was born in Oshawa, Ontario, on September 8, 1957. An avid and life-long learner, Kevin was often found absorbed reading the newspaper, even at a young age. He went on to complete his undergraduate degree in Business Administration at Western University, where he met his future wife and love, Colette. He continued his studies, achieving a Master’s Degree in Telecommunications Management from Syracuse University.

elevated eG8pj Kevin frequently travelled while working in the hotel industry before changing careers. For the past 17 years, he worked as a Business and Math teacher with DPCDSB at St. Francis Xavier Secondary School. Kevin was a committed educator who strived to inspire a love of learning in his students. 

elevated eG8pj Though he had many accomplishments, his greatest joy in life was time spent with family and friends. He especially cherished moments during summer vacation, around the dinner table, campfire, and on the golf course.

elevated eG8pj An athlete, coach and sports fan, Kevin enjoyed cheering on the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Blue Jays, and taking notes from the golf greats.

elevated eG8pj In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

elevated eG8pj Visitation
Thursday, June 2, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Catholic Cremation Services Chapel
6933 Tomken Road, Mississauga, Ontario

elevated eG8pj Funeral Mass
Friday, June 3, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.
St. John of the Cross Parish
6890 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga, Ontario

elevated eG8pj Please CLICK HERE to watch a livestream of the Funeral Mass beginning at 10:30 a.m.

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Inurnment
Assumption Catholic Cemetery ~ Section 6
6933 Tomken Road, Mississauga, Ontario

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