Richard O’Connell, 72, of Palos Hills, died Dec. 15 at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights. Visitation was held at Palos-Gaidas Funeral Home in Palos Hills on Sunday. A funeral service was held from the funeral home to Sacred Heart Church where a mass was offered Monday. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice.
Mr. O’Connell is survived by his wife, Mary; his daughters, Eileen and Mary Ann Di Dio; his sons, Timothy and Thomas; his sisters, Diana and Darlene; 12 grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren.
Mr. O’Connell was born in Chicago. He worked as a maintenance supervisor.