Linda Ellen O’Connell

February 9, 1943 - November 25, 2014
Linda Ellen O’Connell

Linda E. O’Connell, 71, of Wilmington, NC died on Tuesday, November 25,
2014 in Takoma Park, MD.

Linda was a member of Harbor United Methodist Church in Wilmington and a member of The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary, Harbor Prayer Shawl Group and Harbor Women’s Prayer Circle.

Linda was born on February 9, 1943 in New Haven, CT. Daughter of the
late John and Bridget Kane. She is preceded in death by a daughter, Lois Cimino.

Linda is survived by three sons, Kenneth Cimino of New Haven, CT, Charles
Cimino of Boston MA, and John Cimino of Fayetteville, NC; daughter,
Danielle Marion of Newtown, CT; and four grandchildren, John Cimino Jr. of East Haven, CT, Corey Cimino of Boston, MA, Rory Tiesler and Lucy Marion of Newtown, CT.
Linda also leaves a beloved brother John James Kane and his wife Julia
Kane of Meriden, CT, a nephew, two nieces and seven great nephews and great
nieces in CT.

A memorial service is to be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Linda’s honor, to Harbor United Methodist Church, 4853 Masonboro Loop Rd, Wilmington, NC 28409.

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  • November 26, 2014
    John & Julia Kane says:
    Beverly, you are a angel sent to Linda in her time of need. Sending you heartfelt thanks and love for your sincere love & care you gave to Linda..You gave beyond words so Beverly - thank you and Love you for your friendship. Prayers of peace sent your way. Jack & Julie Kane

  • December 02, 2014
    Don Traflet says:
    I first met Linda in our Alpha class and we immediately hit it off. She was a very warm, special lady and our church family at Harbor UMC misses her greatly.

  • November 26, 2014
    John&Julie Kane says:
    Harbor United Methodist Church Wilmington NC. With Heartfelt thanks and gratitude for the friendships, faith and happiness Linda found in Wilmington. She truly found her spot on Earth with her church family and friendships she found in Wilmington. We know her retirement years were everything she hoped it would be. Thank You John & Julia Kane

  • December 02, 2014
    Arnette and Missy Risner says:
    We are going to miss your "happy feet" at line dance class. Although we have only known you a few years, we enjoyed your easy-going attitude, always with a smile on your face and kindness in your heart. You are greatly missed already!

  • November 29, 2014
    Doe Smith says:
    Linda was such a delightful lady. She was a member of our Salvation Army Auxiliary. Linda was the chairperson of our telephone committee. She was very active and we will miss her & her sweet smile.