Virginia Mae (Lorenz) O’Connor,
83, of Indianapolis, IN passed away August 5, 2017. Virginia was born in Aurora, Illinois on April 4, 1934 to the late William and Lucille Lorenz.
She retired from Henry P. Thompson Co. in 1996 and enjoyed a lengthy retirement. She was a great listener, loved people and travel and was an avid Euchre player.
Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, James M. O’Connor III. She is survived by her children: Patricia (Michael) Bates, Nancy (Mike) Ochoa, Linda (Roger) Wingfield, Karen (Steve) Forshee, Mary Hedrick, Becky (Steve) Hawkins, and James (Nicole) O’Connor IV; grandchildren: Colleen Bates, Shelby Bates, Justin (Catherine) Ochoa, Jesse Ochoa, Adrian Ochoa, Matt Wingfield, Brad (Marybeth) Wingfield, Angela Forshee, Evan Forshee, Christian Hedrick, Jennifer Hedrick, Matthew Hawkins, Aaron Hawkins, James “Jimmy” O’Connor V, Daniella O’Connor, Anna O’Connor, Sophia O’Connor, and Nicholas O’Connor; great-grandchildren: Peyton Wingfield, Grace Wingfield, Landon Wingfield, Sadie Wingfield, Julian Ochoa, Mason Ochoa, and Braxton Wingfield; fifty-two nieces and nephews; and her sibling, Sister Marlita Lorenz, Sisters of St. Francis.
Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Flanner and Buchanan- Washington Park East, 10722 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Nativity Catholic Church, 7225 Southeastern Ave., Indianapolis. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made in Virginia’s honor to the Catholic Charities of Indianapolis, www.archindy.com; or to The Lord’s Pantry at Anna’s House, www.annashousemcs.org. Family and friends are encouraged to visit Virginia’s online obituary tribute at www.flannerbuchanan.com.
Flanner and Buchanan- Washington Park East
Tuesday August 8th, 2017
10722 E Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46229
Mass of Christian Burial
Nativity Catholic Church
Wednesday August 9th, 2017
7225 Southeastern Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46239
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Active, lively, funny, loving, accepting and kind hearted person I was proud to call my Aunt Ginny!! You will be missed dearly!!
Submitted by Victoria Gardin on Aug 6 2017 10:57:00 PM
To the families and friends so sorry for your loss and prayers for all. R.I.P.
Submitted by Terry Harriman on Aug 6 2017 10:29:54 PM
Loved this lady. Best hugs. Prayers of comfort for you all ❤
Submitted by Tim & Shiella O'Connor on Aug 6 2017 08:17:59 PM
So sorry to hear of Virginia's passing. Such a beautiful person with a bright smile always. My thoughts and prayers are with Patsy, Mike, Colleen, and Shelby and all of the family. RIP Virginia 🙏🏼
Submitted by Sheila Hoelderle on Aug 6 2017 07:37:12 PM
Thinking of all of you during this time of sorrow and emptiness ... your mom was SO adored by everyone that met her, including me ! ! My heart breaks for you . Much love xo
Submitted by Marian on Aug 6 2017 07:25:32 PM
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Marian Borondy lit a candle on Aug 6 2017 07:22:14 PM
Aunt Ginny was an amazing woman and made our family special. We love and appreciate her very much.
Jeremy, Rosa, Lucy, and Emiliano Lime-Campos
Submitted by Jeremy Lime on Aug 6 2017 07:04:29 PM
Aunt Ginny was a very special person. We loved her and will always miss her.
Submitted by Brian Rita & Connor MacGee on Aug 6 2017 06:52:22 PM
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Brian Rita & Connor MacGee lit a candle on Aug 6 2017 06:50:31 PM
Ginny always greeted me with kindness and love, she was a sweet lady that I will miss greatly.
Submitted by Sandy White on Aug 6 2017 06:38:36 PM
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