Aileen Catherine Porter died peacefully at the age of 84 surrounded by her loving children on 1/11/2022. She was born on Staten Island, New York to Catherine A. (Albert) and Richard F. O'Connell on 12/2/1937.
Aileen was preceded in death by her loving husband of 59 years Bob. She is survived by her children Bob (Jennifer), Richard (Danette), Katie (Mark) Raiff and Aileen; 13 grandchildren - Michael, Emily (Austin) Walker, Brian, Allison, Mitch, Luke, Gregory, Teddy, Kevin, Matthew, Megan, Natalie and Morgan; and 2 great grandchildren - Kate and Lauren Walker. Aileen was preceded in death by her parents Catherine and Richard O'Connell, her brothers James and Richard and granddaughter Lauren Raiff.
Aileen worked for Phillips Petroleum for 6 years before starting a family. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, watching her grandchildrens' sporting events, playing bridge, and vacationing in the summers with her family at Holden Beach, NC. She especially enjoyed having family over and cooking for them.
Calling hours will be Sunday, January 16 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Hill Funeral Home, 220 S. State St., Westerville. A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, January 17 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church, 313 N. State St. in Westerville. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.