Liam Patrick O’Connell, 40, of Hoboken, passed away peacefully at home on September 20th.Liam was born on May 21, 1979 in Red Bank, NJ to Timothy and the late Catherine O’Connell. He graduated from Holmdel High School with honors and went on to obtain a bachelor’s degree from Boston College. He was an accomplished financial advisor for Merrill Lynch for nearly 15 years and finished his career with Morgan Stanley.
Liam was a proud New Jerseyan and lifelong fan of the New York Jets. He loved Turks and Caicos, Long Beach Island, country music, a good game of poker, his vast network of friends and family, and above all, Stefanie.
He was a devoted and caring husband, beloved son, loyal brother and thoughtful uncle. He is survived by his wife, Stefanie O’Connell, father, Tim O’Connell (Bernadette), brothers, Tim O’Connell Jr and Sean O’Connell (Kristin), nephew, Grady O’Connell, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
His passing resulted from a rare form of neuroendocrine cancer, which he fought bravely, with humor and grace, for 8 months.
Visitation for Liam will take place on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at Lawton-Turso Funeral Home in Hoboken (corner of Washington and Seventh Streets, parking on seventh). A Funeral Mass will be offered on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Church of St. Catharine in Holmdel, NJ (108 Middletown Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733). Entombment will follow at Holmdel Cemetery and Mausoleum in Holmdel, NJ (900 Holmdel Rd, Holmdel, NJ 07733).