Jacob Michael O’Connell, born on June 19, 2012, died on Saturday, July 21. He is the son of Michael E. and Jacinta (Dvorak) O’Connell of Natrona Heights. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sisters Katherine Mary, Clare Siobhan, and Mary Margaret and by grandparents Jacob and Dolores (Cernota) Dvorak of Natrona Heights, Patricia Kimball O’Connell of McCandless, and Michael J. and Beebe O’Connell of New Bern, NC.
Friends will be received at the chapel of Aquinas Academy of Pittsburgh, 2308 West Hardies Road, Gibsonia beginning at 9:30 am on Wednesday, July 25. A Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 by Father Rene Schatteman, who baptized Jacob Michael on the first day of his too-short life.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Aquinas Academy 2308 West Hardies Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044.