Greta Mary O’Connor


Greta Mary O’Connor, nee Nelson, a resident of Sharon Springs since 1985, and previously of Broadalbin, died on Monday, December 14, 2020, at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown after a short illness. She was 64.

Born in Amsterdam on November 4, 1956, she was the daughter of the late Waldemar and Mary (Maloney) Nelson.

She was a longtime optometric assistant for Family Vision Care in Cobleskill, retiring in 2010. Greta’s life was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed her flowers and her talks with her many beloved friends and sister.

Survivors include her husband, Scott O’Connor; four children, Miranda Prime (Matthew), Kerry O’Connor (Kenyon), Terence McGuure, and Ryan O’Connor (Julie); a sister, Kristina Chandler (Christopher); and six grandchildren, Kacey McGuire, Maximus and Elizabeth Prime, Maddie Giardino, and Ellie and Evan O’Connor. She was predeceased by a son, James McGuire in 1999.

Services are private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Marathon for a Better Life, P.O. Box 268, Warnerville, NY 12187.

Arrangements are by Lappeus Funeral Home, Sharon Springs.

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