Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Jane McWhorter O’Connor passed away on April 2, 2013 at her home surrounded by friends and family after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Charleston on May 28, 1950, she was preceded in death by her parents, B.H. and Beverly Brittle McWhorter. She grew up in Moncks Corner, graduated from Winthrop University and earned a Master’s Degree from the University of South Carolina.
After graduating from USC, Jane moved to Houston, TX, where she worked in the energy industry. She met and married Michael S. O’Connor in 1979, and the two were happily married for 34 years. She was an active member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, where she will be remembered for her bright smile and kind spirit.
Surviving are her husband, Mike; a sister, Pat Clark (Roger) of Dorchester; a brother, Robert O. McWhorter (Denise) of Pinopolis; nieces Allyson Clark Greer (Chad) and Brooke McWhorter Pizzati (Rene’); nephews Christopher Owen McWhorter (Suyapa) and Robert Clayton McWhorter (Amy); and her uncle, Thomas E. Brittle.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 13 at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Moncks Corner.