Elizabeth Ann (Matthews) O'Connell

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Elizabeth Ann (Matthews) O'Connell

January 20, 1930 - October 10, 2018

Hampden and Brewer Elizabeth "Betty" Ann (Matthews) O'Connell, 88, passed away peacefully October 10, 2018, with her family by her side. She was born January 20, 1930, in Bangor, the daughter of Robert B. and Dorothea M. (Hammonds) Matthews.
Betty was an inspirational mother, and found tremendous joy in her grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 40 years, James. T. O'Connell. She is survived by two daughters, Kathi Lawler and husband, Michael of Hampden, Linda Kivus and husband, Dr. Jack Kivus of Auburn; grandchildren, Rachel Lawler and Katie Lawler of Newport, RI, John Kivus and wife, Elyssa of Raleigh, NC, Elizabeth Kivus and husband, Brett Ialacci of Birmingham, AL, and extended family members.
Services will be private for the family. Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Hampden. Those wishing to remember Betty in a special way may make gifts in her memory to the Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, 269 Main Road North, Hampden, ME 04444. Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on October 11, 2018
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Rick Johnson
Oct 18, 2018
Sorry to see of your mothers passing. We had a lot of good times either on Hamel Ave,So Brewer or those fun camping trips. Thoughts are with you
Kimberly Hickson
Oct 12, 2018
I'm so sorry Kathy, Michael and family to hear about Betty. If there is anything I can do, please let me know.

Love Kimberly
Dick and Barb O’Connell & family
Oct 11, 2018
Dear Linda, Jack, Kathi, Mike & Families,
So sorry to hear of Aunt Betty’s passing we have wonderful memories of times spent together! Please know you are in our thoughts & prayers xo! 🙏😢
Dick and Barb O'Connell
Oct 11, 2018
Dear Linda, Jack, Kathi, Mike and families,
So sorry to hear about Betty's passing. We have fond memories of time spent together. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Rose Anne Johnson
Oct 11, 2018
Kathi and Linda I'm so sorry to read of Betty's passing. I remember the good old days (many years ago). She will be missed.

Rose Anne
Dick & Barb O’Connell & Family
Oct 11, 2018
🌷 Dear Linda, Jack, Kathi, Mike & families,
So sorry to hear of Aunt Betty’s passing. We have wonderful memories of you all! Please know you are in our thoughts & prayers xxoo!! 🙏💔😢
Dick & Barb O’Connell & Family
Oct 11, 2018
🌷So sorry to hear of Aunt Betty’s passing. We have a lot of wonderful memories of you all. Please know you are in our thoughts & prayers xo! 🙏
Ann Foster
Oct 11, 2018
Dear Linda and Kathi,
I read this morning of your mother's passing. It brought back many wonderful memories of our time as neighbors and friends of both your parents.
My sympathies.
Ann.