Mary Elizabeth O'Connell

In her 85th year, Mary (Ziroff) of Peterborough passed away at Centennial Place, Millbrook, on April 29, 2022. Dear sister of Joan O’Keefe of Peterborough. Loving aunt of Robert Simpkin, David Clysdale (Janet), Sean O’Keefe, and Katie O’Keefe. Predeceased by her loving husband Donal O’Connell, sister Anne Clysdale and brother-in-law Paul, nephew Stephen O’Keefe, and niece Susan McGillis. A private family funeral service will be held at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES, 66 Queen Street, Lakefield, with interment to follow at Lakefield Cemetery. If so desired, memorial donations to World Vision would be appreciated by the family. Friends may make donations or send condolences online at or by calling 705-652-3355.