Norman Edward O'Connor
76, passed away on October 26, 2012. He was born in Beech Grove, IN on June 14, 1936 to William Edward and Anna Mary Hajek O'Connor. Norman was among the first class to graduate from Manual High School on June 7, 1954. He served in the US Navy and US Navy Reserves from 1954 to 1962. After his discharge from the Navy, he was a leader of Boy Scouts of America Troop 40 until 1965. He was a member of the Bible Church and the Moose Lodge, He was an Avid Golfer, Bowler, Archer and Square Dancer. He was also Professional Ball Room Dance Teacher for Arthur Murray Dance Studios. He loved to Sail, work Soduko puzzles, fish, camp and work with wood, but especially spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis, children, Jeffrey Roach (Tom), Rick O'Connor (Doris), Rebecca Velazquez, brother, Monte O'Connor (Helen), six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 4-8 pm on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Flanner and Buchanan - Washington Park East, 10722 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at the funeral center. Entombment will follow in Washington Park East Cemetery. Donations may be made in his memory to The Bible Church, 6555 E. Payne Road, Indianapolis, IN 46203. Friends may sign Norman's online guest book at http://www.flannerbuchanan.com.