Rose Ann O’Mara, 86, of Cape Carteret, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at The Cottages of Swansboro.

She is survived by her children, Daniel Joseph O’Mara Jr. and wife Karen of Rochester, New York; David William O’Mara and wife Meri of Hamlin, New York; Dennis Michael O’Mara and wife Katy of Goose Creek, South Carolina; Donald Patrick O’Mara and wife Karrie of Emerald Isle, North Carolina; Diane Campbell and husband Bruce of Williamsburg, Missouri; 17 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Daniel J. O’Mara Sr., and her parents William and Edna Bower. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, NC Affiliate, 600 Airport Blvd, Suite 100, Morrisville, NC 27560 or online at

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 10, St. Mary’s Church. 

Graveside Services for both Mr. And Mrs. O’Mara will follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery.

Nelson Funeral Home has care of the arrangements.