Posted on Feb 6th,2013 in White Plains
Florence T. O’Grady of Harrison, NY died Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013. Ms. O’Grady was born August 2, 1925, in New York City, the daughter of John and Florence Connolly O’Grady. She grew up in Mt. Vernon, later moving to Tuckahoe and for the past years in Harrison. Ms. O’Grady was active in politics and ran unsuccessfully for Congress and County Legislator under the Right to Life Party. She had four master degrees from Columbia and Fordham University in Science, Education, Nursing and Social Studies and worked in the New York City school system before retiring. Ms. O’Grady was a parishioner of St. Gregory’s Church in Harrison. She is survived by a brother John of Pleasantville and a sister Veronica (Vera) of the Bronx, along with seven nieces and nephews and their families.