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Francis O'Rourke


1932 - 2014 | Notice Condolences
Francis O'Rourke Notice


Francis O'Rourke (Frank), 82, of Ocean City, NJ passed away peacefully in his home Aug. 10th. He was born to the Late Francis and Mary (Tobin) O'Rourke Apr. 1, 1932 in Philadelphia, PA. Frank graduated from St. Joseph's University with a BA in Accounting and later served in the USMC during the Korean War. He then married Janet M. Connor in 1958 in Wilmington, DE and they lived together in White Marsh, MD for 30 years before relocating to Ocean City, NJ. Frank had a long career with US Plywood and Georgia Pacific in Account Management before retiring. He was also an avid fisherman and long-time member of the Ocean City Fishing Pier. Frank is survived by his wife of 56 years: Janet and five sons: Mike, Fran (Sue), John (Laura), Jim (Laura) and Joe (Beth). He is also survived by nine grandchildren: Ashley, Zach, Kathleen, Andy, Shannon, Julia, Erin, Sean and Aidan. A memorial mass will be held Saturday August 16th at 10 am at St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church in Ocean City, NJ (13th and Wesley) followed by a graveside honor-guard ceremony in Cape May County Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project 1-877-832-6997. For condolences and information, visit www.godfreyfuneralhome.com.
Published in Baltimore Sun on Aug. 14, 2014
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