July 26, 2023, Greece, NY: Sandra “Sandi” O’Connor (Helwig), 72, passed away peacefully at home after a courageous 2-year battle with cancer.
Predeceased by parents Claude and Rita Helwig, son Michael O’Connor, and infant grandson Connor Tuke.
Survived by her loving children Sean (Christine) O’Connor and Shannon (Ryan) Tuke; beloved granddaughters Violet and Evelyn O’Connor and Lacey, Ella, Rylie and Rose Tuke; brother David (Bridgette) Helwig; nephew David (Laura) Helwig.
Sandi also leaves behind her fur babies Sadie and Sara, many friends including Sandy Belica, Linda Burns, and those she met over the many years she spent working as ‘the voice of RGH’ at the Rochester General Hospital switchboard. She always had a smile and story to share with anyone she crossed paths with.
Memorial service will be held Wed August 2 at 10:30am at Mother of Sorrows, 5000 Mt Read Blvd, Rochester, NY 14612.
Private interment to follow. No prior calling hours.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Sandi’s memory to local dog rescue New 2U Rescue, 1857 Dewey Ave, Box 15496, Rochester, NY 14615.