O'Connell, Mary M. Kalamazoo Passed away Saturday November 17, 2018 at Upjohn Community Care Center. Mary was born May 20, 1927 in Boston, MA the daughter of Daniel and Sarah MacDonald. She worked for Blue Shield Insurance, was an excellent cook and avid tennis player. Mary was a member of St. Monica Church and former member of the Kalamazoo Country Club. On June 13, 1953 in Summerville, MA Mary was united in marriage to William O'Connell who preceded her in death on August 30, 2015 also preceding her were three brothers, Allen, Don and Larry MacDonald; two sisters, Sally Sellew and Jessie McMahon. Surviving are two children, Brian (Martha) O'Connell of Kalamazoo, Patricia (David) Snett of Mt. Pleasant; four grandchildren, Mirna, Alberto, Michelle and Austin; two great-grandchildren, Jerediah, Izabella; several nieces & nephews. Friends will be received 5-8 pm Tuesday November 20, 2018 at Redmond Funeral Home, Kalamazoo where a Rosary will be recited at 7:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated 11 am Wednesday at St. Monica Catholic Church. Entombment will be in Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.