At some point in her life, she married Sean O'Brien and had two children: a daughter, Megan, and a few years later a son, Walter, in 1982. Her daughter was often sick due to her MS, and at age sixteen her son left home and did not see his parents for fifteen years.
She visits her daughter in the hospital as she dies of MS.
- She and her husband are Catholic.
- She and her husband videochat Sylvester every Saturday at 8:00 p.m.