Dorothy Ober O’Connell, Class of 1944

Posted Oct 04, 2016

12/7/2015 5:00 AM

Dorothy Ober O’Connell ’44 died Dec. 7, 2015. She left college to enlist in the Navy WAVES, where she became the second woman to achieve the rank of aviation radar technician. She worked with the team that developed the first radar small and light enough to go in aircraft. She was a member of Theta Nu. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill. She is survived by three children, 11 grandchildren and three great?grandsons.