It is with regret we announce the passing of Mrs. Mary “Mimi” Lillian O’Connor-Bomar, age 81 of Kelso, TN. Mrs. O’Connor-Bomar was born on February 15, 1939 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Irvin F. and Adela McDermott O’Connor. Mary retired from NYNEX Telephone Company in New York and was of the Catholic faith. She passed away on July 5, 2020 at Donalson Care Center.
Mary was an avid reader, who enjoyed buying her books at the Goodwill. She and her husband of thirty years, Mr. Joseph Edward Bomar loved to travel. In fact, they met while Mary was vacationing in the St. Thomas, VI and Ed was working for the United States government at the airport. Her favorite form of traveling was via cruise lines, she traveled to many places; Russia, Amsterdam, and the Caribbean just to name a few. She was a great lover of animals, especially cats.
In addition to her husband, Mary is survived by her cousin, Carol Braughton of Hawaii.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fayetteville – Lincoln County Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 37, Fayetteville, TN 37334 or a charity of your choice.
There are no services planned at this time.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Mary Lillian O’Connor-Bomar.