JAFFREY - Charles "Jerry" O'Connor Jr., 92, formerly of Jaffrey, died on April 23, 2014 at the Maplewood Nursing home in Westmoreland, N.H. after a period of failing health.
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Mr. O'Connor was born on June 26, 1921 in Nashua, son of the late Charles G. O'Connor Sr. and Florence (Hutchinson) O'Connor. He was graduate of the former Peterborough High School in 1939. Although Mr. O'Connor spent 18 years in Hernando, Florida during the winter months, he called Jaffrey his home.
Mr. O'Connor was a Machinist for the New Hampshire Ball Bearing Company in Peterborough for over 10 years. He also worked for Starrett Tool in Athol, Mass., making gauges and micrometers, John R. Hackler Motors, in Jaffrey, Motor Tire Service in Fitchburg, Mass. He had also worked at the Woodbound Inn in Rindge as a Maintenance technician and for the Peterborough Elementary School as their Custodian. He was a member of the Rindge School Board and an assistant scoutmaster with Troop 308 in Rindge for many years.
He was predeceased by his wife of over 65 years Jacqueline R. (Burt) O'Connor and his son Shannon O'Connor.
Mr. O'Connor is survived by his three sons, Peter W. O'Connor of Hernando, Fla.; Michael O'Connor and his wife Sandra (Ellis) of Rindge, and Terry O'Connor and his wife Linda (Hobbs) of Keene; seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Family and friends are invited to calling hours on Monday, July 14, 2014 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Cournoyer Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 33 River Street, (Rte. 202) Jaffrey.
Graveside services will follow at 12 noon at the family lot in Hillside Cemetery on Goddard Road in Rindge.
Cournoyer Funeral Home & Cremation Center
33 River Street Jaffrey, NH 03452-0486
Published in The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript on July 3, 2014