PORT GIBSON - Edward O'Connor died on (Sept. 2, 2012) at his home at the age of 89.
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Family and friends are invited to call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thurs. (Sept. 6) at the Robert L. Yost Funeral Home, Inc., 123 West Main St., Palmyra. A mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. on Fri. (Sept. 7) at St. Michaels Church in Newark. Burial with military honors will be in St. Anne'sCemetery in Palmyra. Contributions in memory
of Ed may be directed to St.Michaels Church, 401 S. Main St., Newark NY 14513 or to the Port Gibson Ambulance, P.O. Box 145, Port Gibson, NY 14537.
Ed was born on Oct. 10, 1922 in Manchester, N.Y. the son of William and Gertrude Howell O'Connor. He was a retiree of Garlock after 42 years of service. The funeral home proudlyflies the United State Army flag in honor of Ed's service to our country in the European Theater during WWII.
Ed is survived by his wife Alma Farnsworth O'Connor; children
Mark (Penny) O'Connor, Thomas (Lorrie) O'Connor, Shirley (Butch) Roberts, Kathleen (Kenneth) Shero, Deborah (Donald) Oakleaf, John O'Connor, James O'Connor, Mary (Arthur) Swartele and Edward O'Connor; stepchildren Dawn (William) Martin, Hope (David) Peters and Cathy (Craig) Follette; sister-in-law Mary O'Connor; MANY, MANY, MANY grandchildren, great-grandchildren and
great-great-grandchildrenand several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his son Michael; granddaughter Julie Roberts; and grandson Christopher O'Connor.
Online condolences and guest book at www.rlyostfuneralhome.com
Published in Finger Lakes Times on Sept. 3, 2012