Marian O’Connor resided in Manhasset, NY for 57 years and passed away in her sleep on Friday, September 27, 2019 after a brief period of declining health. She was born in Frankfort am Main, Germany on October 11, 1921, she was the daughter of Karl and Martha Geyer. Marian had resided in Wolfeboro for the last two years.
Marian had a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Hunter College. In 1944 she married Lt. John Joseph O’Connor USN who predeceased her by 20 years. John and Marian grew up in Washington Heights, NY and moved to Sao Paulo, Brazil where they raised their two children Gale and Rick.
Marian became a Registered Nurse at the age of 60 and in addition to health and wellness, had numerous hobbies including ceramics, painting, languages and travel but her real passion was tennis. Her home in Manhasset had one room dedicated to tennis trophies and original ceramic masks she created.
In addition to her two children, Marian is survived by her grandchildren, Caitlin, Daniel and Brendan and her three great grandchildren.
There will be a small memorial service at a date to be determined, to celebrate her remarkable life. The family would like to thank Ann Ulman RN and all the other wonderful ladies of the Assisted Living Facility at Sugar Hill in Wolfeboro, NH for their kindness and professional care for Marian so well.