Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home

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Joseph O'Driscoll

March 25, 1943January 10, 2020

Joseph O’Driscoll, 76, of Stamford, CT passed away peacefully at home on January 10, 2020. Joe was born in Camp, Co. Kerry, Ireland on March 25, 1943, to Maureen and Patrick O’Driscoll. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1966 where he then met and married his wife Patricia in 1971. He was employed by Goldman Sachs as a systems analyst and retired in 2009. He is survived by his wife and their six children Mike, Sean , Liam, Andy, Matt, and Katie; his grandchildren Claire, Seamus, Aidan, Rian, Maeve, Aoife, and Tadhg; and his siblings Mícheál, Gene, Peggy, Mary, Anne, Patcheen, Bernie, and Seamus. He was predeceased by his beloved granddaughter Ciara, his brothers Sean and Vincent, and his nephew Brendan. Joe had a love for sports and played Gaelic football in Co. Kerry, Ireland; New York City; and Boston. In retirement, he was devoted to his grandchildren and enjoyed walking, watching sports, gardening, and going to church. He always looked forward to his yearly trip back to Ireland. His family was everything to him. A funeral mass will be said for Joseph O’Driscoll on Saturday, January 18 at 10 am at St. Bridget of Ireland Church in Stamford. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Bennett Cancer Center, who lovingly took care of Joe: https://www.stamfordhospitalfoundation.org/foundation/programs/bennett-cancer-center/


  • Funeral Mass Saturday, January 18, 2020


Joseph O'Driscoll

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Marie Curry

January 18, 2020

Dear uncle Joe ,
thank you for being so good and kind to us when we moved to states you were such a gentleman and always helping people in any way and smiling to the end we will miss you Rest In Peace
Marie mc Cormack curry

Breda O' Driscoll

January 17, 2020

Beloved Uncle Joe, a true gent and an inspiration to us all. An intelligent, caring, handsome man who we all looked up to so fondly. He created such a beautiful family and his spirit will continue to shine through them. Always had a kind smile for everyone. Rest in peace Joe. You will be sadly missed. Love, Breda xxx

Clare Mc Cormack

January 16, 2020

Uncle Joe a true family man who bore his illness with dignity. A lovely gentle special and welcoming soul to greet at heavens gate . Rest In Peace

Deirdre .Mc Cormack Kennedy

January 15, 2020

Uncle Joe is a gentle Soul who always had time for everyone. A truly decent kind and caring Human being. You will be remembered with love Joe
Rest in Peace

Thijs, Jannie, Elton, Grainne and Regina Thie

January 15, 2020

Onze condoleances. We have lots of nice memories of Joe. He showed us Wallstreet. Helped us put up the roof in Killelton. Built with Thijs a rockery at nana's. Brother Michael very"pleased". We will miss him.

Lorna Gittens / Chung

January 15, 2020

My condolences to the family will have u in my prayers 😭😭🙏🙏🙏🙏❤️❤️Love u guys