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James Francis O'Connell

1939 - 2024


James Francis O'Connell, 84, of Wappingers Falls, New York, died on January 7, 2024. He was born in Ballymorris, County Clare, Ireland to John and Mary O'Connell. James came to the United States with just a silver dollar in his pocket. He was a bus driver for 50 years, first for New York City Transit and later for The Arlington Central School District. James was a proud teetotaler who never had a drink, despite owning two bars. He loved traveling and going to dinner dances with the Irish American community. James was preceded by his wife Mary O'Connell, and is survived by his children Mary Luongo, Daniel O'Connell, John O'Connell, James T. O'Connell, Brian O'Connell, 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.


Friday, January 12

2:00 - 4:00pm & 6:00 - 8:00pm

Delehanty Funeral Home

64 East Main Street, Wappingers Falls, NY


Saturday, January 13

10:00 AM

St. Mary R.C. Church

11 Clinton Street, Wappingers Falls, NY


St. Mary's Cemetery

19 Clinton Street, Wappingers Falls, NY


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