Ann Marie (Noce) O’Connor, 83, passed away peacefully on Friday surrounded by family. She was born in Syracuse to the late Joseph L. and Victoria C. (Palladine) Noce. Ann attended Solvay High School and later worked for the New York Telephone Company for 35 years where she wore many hats. She, and the love of her life, John spent their summers at Brennan’s Beach and eventually relocated to Florida full time. Ann was an avid fan of the Syracuse Blazers hockey team and was the President of their fan club. She was an active member of the Telephone Pioneers and she and her husband were very involved in the Special Olympics where they volunteered for over 20 years.
In addition to her parents, Ann was predeceased by her brother, Ralph E. Noce of Lakeland, NY.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, John F. O’Connor of North Syracuse, NY; brother, Anthony (Kathleen) Noce of Solvay, NY; sister-in-law, Joanne Noce of Lakeland, NY; step-children, Colleen (Ron) Bench of Cicero, NY, John (Tabitha) O’Connor of Syracuse, NY and Brian (Carol) O’Connor of Chittenango, NY; six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the wonderful staff of Elderwood at Liverpool.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, April 18th 5-7pm at New Comer Cremations & Funerals with a service to follow at 7pm.
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