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Marilyn O'Connor Marilyn O'Connor, 68 of Hilton Head Island died Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Born in Aruba to Genevieve and Frank Gumbs, she first came to the US, with stops in Venezuela and The Dominican Republic as a young child settling in New York City. Marilyn spent most of her life living in and around the CIty, before retiring to Hilton Head in 2010. She spent her career in the accounting and consulting fields first with Coopers & Lybrand and later with Price Waterhouse Coopers. She supported a range of companies including Verizon and AT&T. She is survived by her five children, Carrie Fohlinger and her husband Marcel of Wayne, NJ, James O'Connor and his wife Valarie of Bedford, MA, Jeffrey O'Connor and his wife Pierie of Stow, MA, Scot O'Connor and wife Tanya and Michael O'Connor and wife Sandra, as well as her sister Margaret Baij and her husband Tom of Hilton Head, brother Roger and wife Clara of Bel Air, MD and brother John and wife Mery of Chicago, IL. She was also grandmother to seven grandchildren, Jaime, Quinn, Samantha, Jack, Emma, Lilley and Oskar. A celebration of her life will take place at The Island Funeral Home on Friday, May 17th from 5-8pm. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Marilyn's memory to the charity of your choice. www.theislandfuneralhome.com.