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John O'Connor

John J. "Oakie" O'Connor

Sunday, May 8th, 1938 - Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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O’CONNOR, John J. "Oakie"

Of West Seneca, NY, March 23, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Delphine "Duffy" (née Jendrysek) O'Connor; loving son of the late Frank L. and Brigid (nee Canny) O’Connor; dearest brother of Sara (David) Harris, Frank (Christine) O’Connor, and the late Mary (late Fintan) Harrington; cherished uncle of many nieces and nephews. John was a 1957 graduate of Bishop Timon where he was All-Catholic in football, track, and baseball. He played in the first city/county All State game. He was an Army veteran and a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo. John received his Certified Property Casualty Underwriting degree in 1974. He was awarded Insurance Person of the Year in 1994. John retired as Resident Executive Vice-President of the Beacon Insurance Group (formerly General Accident Insurance Company). John was a long standing club member and served on the board of directors at the Orchard Park Country Club winning several golf tournaments and had several holes in one. Additionally, John served on the Board of Trustees for Bishop Timon- St. Jude High School, the Board of Directors for the Insurance Club of Buffalo, and coached Little Loop football in West Seneca for fifteen years. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday April 3rd at 11:30AM at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, 3148 Abbott Rd., Orchard Park, NY 14127. There will be no prior visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice Foundation of WNY or the Dementia Society of America in John's name. Arrangements by JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC. Please share online condolences at www.kaczorfunerals.com
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  • Visitation

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    No Prior Visitation
    Address
    Address Not Available
  • Service

    Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 | 11:30am
    When
    Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 11:30am
    Location
    Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church
    Address
    3148 Abbott Rd.
    Orchard Park, NY 14127
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  • Interment

    Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 |
    When
    Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
    Location
    Holy Cross Cemetery
    Address
    2900 South Park Ave.
    Lackawanna, NY 14218
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