Obituary for John O’Connor
O’Connor, John Gregory passed away at home on Aug. 2, 2008. He was born in New York City on July 31, 1926. He was the son of John D. & Maryann (McEntee) O’Connor.
Devoted husband of Rachel, loving father of Maryjane, John and Maryann, fond father-in-law of Sheralyn and Fredrick. He leaves behind five precious grandchildren Caitlyn, Sophia, Connor, Naomi and Nina who he cared for very deeply.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II and later joined the New York City Police Department where he retired after 32 years as a detective from the 47th precinct in the Bronx.
John was a great person who loved his family, his country and was also a devout Catholic.
Visitation will be Mon. 3-8pm at Beecher Funeral Home, Inc., Pleasantville. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tues. 10am at Holy Innocents Church, Pleasantville. Burial will follow at All Souls Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital.