Ellen O'Connor Gimblette

July 18, 1911November 17, 2012

Ellen was born in Meelin, Co. Cork, Ireland on July 18, 1911, the daughter of the late Margaret (O’Callaghan) and Michael O’Connor.

Predeceased by her husband John William, her parents, four brothers and two sisters, Ellen is survived by her daughters: Marianne Hricay-Lewis (James) and Jane Ellen Gimblette- Merritt (William), son John Michael (Kim), grandchildren John William, Jim, John Andrew, Peter, Ted, Caitlin, Elizabeth, and Michael, and six great grandchildren. We are grateful for all of the joy and good influence Ellen gave us in her lifetime. She will be missed by all.

Calling hours will be from 9 to 11am on Monday November 19th at the Green Funeral Home 57 Main Street Danbury, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Edward the Confessor Church, New Fairfield at 11:30am. Burial will be in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (F.M.M.), 399 Fruit Hill Avenue, Providence, RI 04911


  • Visitation Monday, November 19, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 19, 2012

Ellen O'Connor Gimblette

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November 20, 2012

Dear Jane, Please know that you are in my thoughts at this time. I am so sorry for your loss.

Tim Riddle

November 19, 2012

Hi Jane,so sorry about Mom.My condolences
to you and your family.

Elizabeth Ricci

November 18, 2012

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. My remembrance of Mrs. Gimblette goes back over 30 years, meeting her in church with my young children, and Mrs. Gimblette always having something pleasant to say to us.