James P. O’Connell, 78, of Mt. Greenwood, died Feb. 7.

Funeral services were held Feb. 13 from Curley Funeral Home to Queen of Martyrs Roman Catholic Church. Private interment followed.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Diana; his children, Kevin (Beth), Sandy (Dan) Duffin and Kelley (Tim) Enright; his grandchildren, Carolyn, Connor, Sara, Shannon, Griffin, Grace, Tess and Owen; and many in-laws, nieces, nephews and special friends.

O’Connell was a loyal member of IBEW Local 134 for over 50 years and the director of operations for the Chicago Skyway. He was a former parishioner of St. Walter Roman Catholic Church. O’Connell was a longtime resident of Magician Lake in Michigan and a winter resident of Sea Isles in Bonita Springs, Fla.