There was no conflict in our family about money, real estate, wills, or fiduciaries before the accountants.  If it were not for Jean O'Connell's memos of the instructions the accountants had given her that I found in her papers after her death, I would have continued to believe that Jean O'Connell was the problem. She died believing that I was the problem. The confusions and conflicts the accountants plant in the family cover and divert attention from the money trails.

If some power could get our innocent sister Jean Nader to feel safe enough to disclose who is instructing her and what those instructions are, it would provide a treasure of information. So far our family has been assumed to be the guilty party and the accountants have not been required to expose their accounting.

H. A. O'Connell, father, died May 26, 1975.  Jean M. O'Connell, mother, died September 15, 1991.  Jean Nader, daughter.  Sheila O'Connell, daughter.  Anthony O'Connell, son.

Anthony M. O'Connell, Trustee;
BA University of Virginia, MA State University of New York, MBA University of Massachusetts.  
Twenty-six years experience with the accountants; since 1985.

This work is dedicated to Jean M. O'Connell, E. A. Prichard, Robert McCandlish, and Judge Thomas S. Kenny.

Jean M. O'Connell was a charter member of the Springfield Acres Garden Club and a nationally recognized landscape designer who did the landscape designs, without compensation, for:

  • The Franconia Olivet Episcopal Church
  • The Springfield Richard Byrd Library
  • The Commonwealth Hospital in Fairfax
  • The Louise Archer Elementry School
  • Grandview Farmhouse and mini-pavilion, a National Trust for Hisoric Preservation property at Woodlawn
  • A memorial garden in the National Arboretum
  • The Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute
  • The Woodbridge Methodist Church
  • The 18th century Magruder House of the Prince George Historical Society
  • The Wolf Trap Elementry School
  • The Pope-Leighey House by Frank Lloyd Wright
  • The Fair Oaks Hospital
  • The Clifton Episcopal Church
  • The Oakton Elementry School
  • The 4-H Club Headquarters near Front Royal
  • The railroad of the abandon W & O Railroad in Vienna
  • The Springfield Junior Chamber of Commerce - commercial area plantings.
  • The Knoll Garden, Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads, in Fall Church