Lydia M. O'Connell (Simons) of Arlington April 12. Beloved wife of the late Thomas F. O'Connell. Devoted mother of Thomas O'Connell and his wife Angela of Fall River, Sharon Molander and her husband Dave of Franklin, Debbie Ghofrani and her husband Matthew of Lexington, Sean O'Connell and is wife Bea of Malden, Daniel O'Connell and his partner Mark Castaneda of CA and the late Theresa DeVito and her husband Alfred "Fred" of Arlington and the late John O'Connell. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Service are private. If desired expressions of sympathy may be made in Lydia's memory to: The Alzheimer's Association 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.