Joan Ann Bignold O’Connor, 75, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. She was born on February 12, 1946, in Rayleigh, Southend-on-sea, United Kingdom, to the late Sydney Frances and Patricia Beasley Bignold.

She enjoyed cross stitching, collecting dolls, traveling to Europe and visiting her sister. She volunteered with the Amityville Volunteer Fire Department Lady’s Auxillary. She loved her family and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by daughter, Vivian O’Connor.

She is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Denis George O’Connor; daughter, Tracey McManus-Jarvis (Jerry); sister, Nora Morgan (David); grandchildren, Geoffrey Jarvis (Natalie), Justin Jarvis; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home Chapel with Father Mark Lawlor officiating. Burial will follow the service at Glenwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Monday, May 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Parkinson’s Research, P.O. Box 5014 Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, is serving the O’Connor family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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