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Calleigh O'Connor

Elizabeth O'Connor

September 15, 1959 - March 27, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Elizabeth Mary O'Connor. Collecting our stories and memories here will offer us great comfort, and knowing Liz, some good laughs. We will be sharing more information in the near future about having a celebration of life for Liz over the summer since...  see more

OBITUARY
A proud Southern Floridian, from a young age Liz was known for having a big heart. She is survived by her sister Lori and brother Chuck, with whom she shared many great experiences. Growing up she enjoyed gymnastics, cheerleading, singing and dancing, and being near the ocean. She got both her undergrad and Master of Business Administration at the University of Florida - go Gators. She went on a business trip to Chicago where she met...  see more
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  • Andrea Raila
    Longtime friend, Elizabeth 'Liz' O'Connor was a funny vibrant woman. The entire family had worked with us at Raila & Associates where I worked with her daughter Calleigh in 2012 and husband Mike in 2016. After college, I got Liz her first summer...  more
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  • Jim Horn
    When Mike brought Liz home to meet our family in Brillion we were instantly captivated by her charm, sense of humor, and charisma. We all agreed that she'd be a good match for him as she would get him out and about socially with her multitude of friends...  more
  • Kelly Wasilewski
    Liz fueled my passion for hiking and exploring and this was taken in Acadia National Park in 2016. You know how proud she was of her accomplishments and I will miss her lively spirit and positive energy. Love and condolences to Mike and Calleigh.
  • Laura Boteler
    Laura Boteler added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Elizabeth O'Connor:
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    • Laura Boteler
      Laura Boteler Find starting from the back, Jerry, Christina, Lindsey, Laura, Mike, Liz, Denise, Rachael, Emma, Calleigh. You know who orchestrated this adventure!!
      • April 27, 2020
  • Emma Manobianco
    Liz was always so kind and bright.  I admired how much she loved Calleigh.  She was so proud of her, and it was a special kind of pride.  Even though Calleigh has accomplished and experienced amazing things, there always seemed to be a genuine loving,...  more
  • Beth Strever
    Beth Strever added 4 photo(s) to the memorial Elizabeth O'Connor:
  • Beth Strever
    Beth Strever added 4 photo(s) to the memorial Elizabeth O'Connor:
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    Beth Strever added 3 photo(s) to the memorial Elizabeth O'Connor:
  • Christian McTurk
    Christian McTurk added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Elizabeth O'Connor:
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    • Christian McTurk
      Christian McTurk Dad in the Mustang; Liz and Dad at Karaoke; Christmas 2016; at my house; and Dad's 75th in 2008.
      • April 14, 2020
  • Christian McTurk
    Liz and I were born just a month apart, were friends, and then step-siblings by the time we were 7 years old. I remember a lot of times when were were young, but especially when I was 20 and drove to Florida and stayed with her a couple days on my way...  more
  • Karen Ayers
    I met Liz though my husbands work back in the mid 90's. She was always positive and fun and ready to help anyone that needed her. Her hugs were real and her laugh infectious. I haven't seen her in many years but our sporadic chats would always make me...  more
  • Calleigh O'Connor
    Calleigh O'Connor added 3 photo(s) to the memorial Elizabeth O'Connor:
    Guilin China
  • Cate Halsey
    In July 1971, Liz and I were 11 years old. We met at the Meadow Club in Southampton, Long Island. It was an arranged meeting organized between my grandmother and her Aunt Pat. I'll never forget, we met on the gravel drive of the club's parking lot,...  more
  • Denise Corry
    Denise Corry added 2 photo(s) to the memorial Elizabeth O'Connor:
  • Denise Corry
    First I would like for Mike and Calleigh to know how very sorry I am for the loss of Liz. She was loved by many and I have so many wonderful memories of great times with her. Always so full of life!
    These pictures are from a trip I took with Liz,...  more
  • Deanna O’Hara
    I met Liz when we both worked for Blackman Kallik CPA firm. I was in marketing and Liz was a newly hired consultant. Liz set up an appointment for us to meet and discuss marketing her services. We met in a conference room and she shut the door and said...  more
  • Kelan Simmer
    Liz was one of the kindest and most generous people I’ve had the opportunity to meet. Every time I saw her she asked how she can help or lend a hand, and with a smile! I only had the opportunity to know Liz for a short time but I came to learn how big...  more
  • Gina Sally
    Liz and I met when our daughters happened to be in the same dance class at the YMCA when they were just 4 years old. We quickly realized we lived 2 blocks away from each other and from then on Calleigh, Hanna and Jess became inseparable through their...  more
  • Laura Boteler
    I met Liz in graduate Business Stats class at U of F. She sat in the front of the room, I sat in the back. We connected thanks to Denise who I had met over the weekend and went to high school with Liz. Liz sought me out after class and we became...  more
  • Nick Welker
    Liz was in my life for 22 years and in many ways like a second mom to me. She was always welcoming, always wanted to know about your day, your achievements, your dreams, and everything that makes you you. She was a gift to this earth and we will miss her...  more
  • Calleigh O'Connor
    My mom was a beautiful person. She was capable of giving so much love and light. She did everything she could to give me all she could. The attributes I have/learned thanks to my mom are countless - kindness, resilience, openness, empathy, and of course...  more
  • Emily Snider
    Sending love and light to you and your family right now, Calleigh. We didn't have the pleasure of meeting your mom, but from these photos, it looks like she was a beautiful soul who raised an incredible human. May she rest in peace.

    -Shiv & Emily
  • Michelle  Pagán
    Liz and I met when our girls started kindergarten. She immediately became the source of many mom gatherings creating a network! That was Liz, the foundation for many of us.
    She brought people together and inspired the celebration of life!
    I will always...  more
  • Cindy Woodward
    Liz and I were life long friends and my heart is broken that she is gone. We had many good times together which I will cherish. My love and condolences go out to her family.
  • Cindy Woodward
    Liz was a best friend of mine for many years. We met in the 4th
    grade at McNab elementary school in Pompano. We reconnected at UF and were roommates at Beaty Towers.
  • Calleigh O'Connor
    Calleigh O'Connor added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Elizabeth Mary O'Connor:
    Los Glaciares National Park 11.2015