Eldoris S. (Sederstrom) O’Connor, 93, a longtime resident of Lantana, FL and formerly of Winchester died on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Finish American Nursing Home in Lake Worth, FL. She passed peacefully after a brief period of declining health.
Eldoris was born the daughter of the late Helen M. (Casper) and Elmer W. Sederstrom on July 20, 1924 in St. Paul, Minnesota. She was educated in Winchester where she graduated from Thayer High School class of 1942 and later attended Northampton Commercial College graduating in 1944.
She worked at Sun Trust Bank in Delray Beach, FL for thirty years before retiring in 2002. Prior, she had worked at Winchester National Bank and Pratt and Whitney.
Eldoris was a parishioner at Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church in Lantana, FL. Prior, she was a parishioner at St. Stanislaus Church in Winchester for many years. She enjoyed music, reading and playing piano. She was a member of the Pointe Overlook Social Club in Lantana.
She is survived by her children, Shelley Secord and her husband Robert of Winchester and Sharon Willard. Her step-children James O’Connor and his wife Janice of Belfast, ME, Thomas O’Connor and his wife Susan of Athol, MA. Her brother, Richard Sederstrom and his significant other Barbara Kautz of Agawam, MA. Her grandchildren Hans Konig, William Secord, Robert Secord, Christina O’Connor and Lindsay O’Connor. Her great grandchildren Pierce Secord, Marshall Secord, Thomas Secord and Lillian Secord. In addition, she leaves cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Eldoris is pre-deceased by her two loving husbands, William Willard and Francis O’Connor and her brother Roy Sederstrom.
In keeping with Eldoris’ wishes there were no calling hours. A graveside service with Christian burial rights will be held on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 10:30AM in the family lot at Evergreen Cemetery, Richmond Rd. Winchester, NH 03470. Donations can be made in memory of Eldoris S. O’Connor to: National Federation of the Blind, 200 East Wells St. at Jernigan Place, Baltimore, MD 21230. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 South Winchester St. Swanzey, NH 03446. www.cheshirefamilyfh.com