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Obituary of James J. O'Connor

James J. O’Connor

April 19, 1938-January 10 2019

Washingtonville, NY

James J. O’Connor passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Orange Regional Medical Center in Wallkill, NY.  He was 80 years old.  Son of the late John and Bridget Harley O’Connor, he was born April 19, 1938 in the New Brighton Section of Staten Island, NY.  James is predeceased by his wife Olivia C. Farrell O’Connor.

James was a Court Officer for N.Y.S Supreme Courts; he had many assignments during his career, but finished his career in New City, NY.  He was a former member of the A.O.H. He graduated Curtis High School, Staten Island in 1955 where he was a member of the Glee Club.  He enjoyed acting in various theater groups in Staten Island, NY.  He proudly served in the United States Airforce from 1956-1959.

Survivors include his daughter, Caroline Petit of Washingtonville, NY, his brother, Patrick O’Connor of Staten Island, NY, four grandchildren; Kaitlyn, Zachary, Ava, Chase, and one great grandchild, Isaac.  James is predeceased by his brothers; Edward and John O’Connor, and his granddaughter, Alana. 

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15th at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY 10950.  A Funeral Service will be held at 7:45 p.m.  Cremation will follow at Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope, NY.


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