Eva O’Connor - Smithfield

Eva O’Connor - Smithfield

Eva (Bellemore) O’Connor, born Oct. 23, 1919, passed away peacefully on Jan. 11, 2014, at age 94.

Eva was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Stanley O’Connor; her parents, Remi “Pete” and Jessie (Wallace) Bellemore; siblings, Raymond Bellemore, Ethel Paquette and Ruth Donaldson; and longtime companion, Arthur Lecuivre.

She is survived by her daughters, Janice O’Connor and Sue Noel; son, Stephen O’Connor and his wife Simone; and eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Eva worked for several years at Mine Safety Appliances in Esmond. At the age of 50, Eva returned to school and began a career in nursing.

Calling hours will be held Wednesday, 5-8 p.m. with her funeral on Thursday, at 9 a.m. from the Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. Michael Church, 80 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, followed by burial in Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Home and Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.