Sean Patrick O’Connell, 51, died at his home on Sunday, Oct. 14.
O’Connell was born Aug. 28, 1956 in New York and had lived in the Dallas area for more than 25 years. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. O’Connell was the “hairdresser to the stars,” and was associated with saLon.
He is survived by his father, John O’Connell, and his brothers, Michael O’Connell, Richard O’Connell, William O’Connell and James O’Connell. He is also survived by his beloved pug, Bailey.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Hanneman Funeral Home in Nyack, N.Y. A funeral mass was held in his honor on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at St. Gregory’s Church in Garnerville, N.Y., followed by burial at Mt. Repose in Haverstraw, N.Y. A memorial service was also held Saturday, Oct. 20, at Cathedral of Hope in Dallas.
Notes of remembrance may be sent to the family via e-mail to InMemoryOfSean@hotmail.com.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition October 26, 2007