Kevin P. O’Connor
Kevin P. O’Connor of Glen Spey, NY, passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2009 at home. He was 55.
The son of the late Michael O’Connor and the late Patricia C. McKeever Tucker, he was born December 9, 1953 in Brooklyn, NY. Kevin served in the US Air Force as a sergeant in the military police. He was a member and usher for St. Ann’s R.C. Church, Shohola, PA.
A family statement reads: “Kevin was a very talented poet who loved to write and express his feelings. He loved to spend time with his nieces, nephew and great nieces. He was a special guy who will greatly be missed.”
He is survived by brothers Martin Tucker of Myrtle Beach, SC and Glenn C. Tucker of Honesdale, PA; nieces Rebecca Tucker, Katherine Tucker, Stephanie Tucker and Jesse Tucker; and nephew Andrew Tucker.
Kevin is predeceased by a brother, Michael John O’Connor.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, November 6, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Ann’s R.C. Church, Shohola, PA. Father Thomas Major will officiate. Burial of the cremains will be in Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery.
Robert A. O'Connor
Robert A. O'Connor, 82, died Thursday, May 17, 2007, at home.
The son of the late John and Katherine Costello O'Connor, he was born in Jersey City on Feb. 1, 1925. He was married to Elizabeth Meyer O'Connor on Nov. 24, 1951, in Jersey City.
Mr. O'Connor was a fire captain for the Jersey City Fire Department, where he served for 30 years before his retirement and served as president of the department. He was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Ann's Church in Shohola, Pa., where he belonged to the Holy Name Society. He was president of the Lackawaxen Fire Department.
His family said he was a loving husband and father and the greatest grandfather on the planet.
He was predeceased by his brother, John O'Connor, and his sister, Anna O'Connor.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth; five children, Robert O'Connor Jr. and his wife, Joanne, of Kunkeltown, Eileen Cahill and her husband, Bob, of Andover, Terrence O'Connor and his wife, Janine, of Hampton, Erin Killeen and her husband, Charles, of Rockaway, and Elizabeth Wain and her husband, Matt, of Hummelstown. Also surviving are 17 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and one on the way; one brother, James O'Connor of Toms River; and one sister, June McGranahan of Florida.
Friends may call at Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 W. Harford St., Milford, on Sunday, May 20, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Ann's Church, Richardson Avenue, Shohola, on Monday, May 21, at 9:30 a.m. The Rev. Thomas Major will officiate. Burial will be in St. Ann's Cemetery, Shohola.