– Clara J. “Carrie” Diacetis O’Connor, 90, passed away Saturday
November 20, 2010. Carrie’s greatest joy was her family, especially
her beloved grandchildren.
Carrie had worked for the Watervliet Arsenal during the war and
retired after many years of service with NYS Department of
Transportation in Albany. She enjoyed knitting and was an avid
Survivors include her husband, John H. O’Connor of Colonie; son
Robert A. (Mary Rose) O’Connor of Rexford; grandchildren, Kelly and
twins, Laura and Ryan O’Connor; and many nieces, nephews and
great-nieces and nephews. Carrie was predeceased by her brothers,
Anthony Sr., Dominic, Theodore Sr., Louis, Albert, Salvatore, Carmen
and Christopher Diacetis and sisters, Susan Abatto and Teresa Day.
Funeral services will be held 9 AM Wednesday, November 24th at St.
Patrick’s Church, Ravena. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s
Cemetery, Coeymans. Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home,
Ravena on Tuesday from 4 to 7 PM.
Contributions in memory of Carrie may be made to Community Hospice
of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.