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O'Connor, Marilee (Cope), age 87, of Middletown, passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at her residence. She was born July 12, 1929 in Middletown, OH to George and Ida (Frisch) Cope. Marilee was a graduate of Monroe High School, following graduation; she was an operator at Ohio Bell where she met her future husband Thomas O'Connor. She later became a devoted mother and homemaker who enjoyed bowling, sunshine, gardening and outdoors. Marilee is a member of Holy Family Parish. She is survived by her children, Jerome (Elana) O'Connor, Mary Ann (James) Wills, Molly (William) Norvell, William O'Connor, John O'Connor, Teresa (Scott) Jackson, Bridget (Rick) Clark, Alice Andrews, Gretchen Manning; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers, Jerry (Kay) Cope, Charlie (Peggy) Cope, Benson (Mary) Cope; numerous nieces and nephews; brother-in-law, John Peter (Peggy) O'Connor. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; great-grandchild, Isabel Higgs; sister, Wilma Gibson; brothers, George (Dick) Cope, James Cope, John Cope, David (Tad) Cope; son-in-law, James Manning. Visitation will be held Sunday, November 27, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, November 28, 2016 at 10:00 am at Holy Trinity Church with Father Civille officiating. Interment will be at Woodside Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Middletown, 3909 Central Avenue, Middletown, OH 45042-2029. Condolences may be sent to the family at