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Amy C. O'Connor

December 19, 2023

Amy C. O'Connor, 66, passed away at her home in Watertown Tuesday afternoon, December 19, 2023, under the care of her devoted husband.

Amy C OconnorAmy was born in Watertown March 22, 1957, daughter of Archie V. and Roseanne (Slack) Laverty. She was a 1975 graduate of Immaculate Heart Central School and had attended JCC. On June 16, 1978 she married William R. O'Connor at Holy Family Church with Revs. Ray Wertman and Jack Smiley officiating.

Amy was a fundraiser for DPAO from 1988 to 2003. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

Along with her husband, Bill, Amy is survived by her mother, Roseanne Laverty, Watertown; sister, Melinda A. McNamara and husband Patrick M., Ogdensburg; sister-in-law, Nancy M. Laverty, Watertown; several nieces and nephews and their families, including her very special great niece, Annie Endres; and several cousins. She was predeceased by her father Archie, April 4, 2016; daughter, Christina L. O'Connor, March 1, 2011; two brothers, Kevin M. Laverty, January 18, 1996 and Stephen D. Laverty, September 25, 2021; sister and her husband, Carrie R. Endres, September 13, 1998 and Robert J. "Little B" Endres, December 5, 2011.

Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Friday, December 29, from 4 - 7 PM. A graveside service will be on Saturday, December 30, at 10 AM in Black River Cemetery followed by her funeral service at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dr. Andrew Long presiding at 11 AM. Online condolences to Amy's family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers or food, the family requests donations to First Presbyterian Church, 403 Washington St., Watertown, NY 13601.


#6 The Smith Family 2023-12-31 19:51
We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers Bill.
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#5 Gwen Fillhart 2023-12-24 19:39
Rosie, I’m so sorry to hear about Amy. It was a pleasure to know her.
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#4 Becky SweetVincent 2023-12-23 09:31
Lived next to Amy when we were little girls and our friendship grew…Amy was a Angel on earth and I know she is flying high with her new heavenly wings…prayers to all her family and friends
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#3 Gary Bartlett 2023-12-23 06:48
Bill - We are very sorry for the loss of your wife and she is at peace now. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.
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#2 Maureen Gaylor 2023-12-22 22:54
Such a sweet girl. I’m very sorry to hear of her passing , enjoyed growing up as her neighbor and playing kick the can, Mindy you’re in my prayers
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#1 Chris Sanford 2023-12-22 16:50
Rosie, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Amy had such a long struggle and she is now at peace with Our Lord and her Dad and siblings. May your faith sustain you and your good memories bring you some comfort in times ahead. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Chris and Tom Sanford (OLSH)
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