Obituary: Norma Lucille O’Connell, 96, of Milford

Norma Lucille O’Connell, 96, of Milford, employed by Milford Board of Education, died Dec. 18, at the Newington Rapid Recovery Center.

Born on Nov. 8, 1920, in New Haven to the late Wellington and Bertha Briggs Harrison.

Survived by children, Maureen Sullivan and her husband, William of Rocky Hill and John O’Connell and Aileen O’Connell of Milford, seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, a niece and brother-in-law.

Also predeceased by husband, John Beers O’Connell, former Captain of Milford Police Dept. Calling hours: Wednesday, Dec. 21, 9-11 a.m., Smith Funeral Home, 135 N Broad St., Milford.  A service will be held at 11 a.m. following calling hours. Burial will follow in Kings Highway Cemetery.

Memorial contributions: Beth-El Food Bank, 90 New Haven Avenue, Milford, CT 06460 or St. Jude’s Children Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.