LANCASTER, SC ~ Mrs. Mary Virginia O’Connell Whitcomb, age 80, passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017. She was born March 24, 1937 in Malden, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Roy Edward O’Connell and Annie Helen Surette O’Connell McMullen. She is the wife of Carl Eugene Whitcomb, Sr. Mrs. Whitcomb was a homemaker. She enjoyed doing crafts and was of the Christian faith.

Mrs. Whitcomb is survived by her husband, Carl Whitcomb, Sr.; a son, Carl Whitcomb, Jr. and his wife, Kathy of Lancaster; a daughter, Debra Ann Whitcomb of Mason City, Iowa; three brothers, Buddy O’Connell, Bobby O’Connell and Johnny O'Connell all of MA, three sisters, Marilyn Olisky and Marie Love both of MA and Blanche Cardavelli of FL; two grandchildren, Christopher Whitcomb and Heather Marie Whitcomb; and two step-grandchildren, Tina Turbey and Richard Turbey.

Mrs. Whitcomb was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Henney O’Connell.

The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Regency Hospice, 250 Piedmont Blvd., Rock Hill, SC 29732.