On Saturday, November 28, 2020, Christine Janet (O’Connor) Passamano, loving sister and mother of two children, passed away at age 71.
Chris was born on May 23, 1949 in Brisbane, Australia to Thomas and Doris (Mitchell) O’Connor. Raised in Lindenhurst, New York, She learned at an early age of civic duty from both her parents and spent many years volunteering at the Lindenhurst American Legion #1120. Chris spent 30 years as a civil servant for Suffolk Country and was also active in her local CSEA union. She was a voracious reader often reading several books a week and collecting, trading, and donating books. Chris retired in Hendersonville, North Carolina. She loved the huge variety of birds and was an avid bird watcher. She also enjoyed the cat and mouse games with the squirrels and other local wildlife. Chris was preceded in death by her father, Thomas. And her mother, Doris. She is survived by her 2 sons Thomas and Timothy, her daughter in-law Nicole, her sister Sandy and brother in-law Will Toscani, and two grandchildren Brian and Madison.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 in Brevard, NC.