MANCHESTER - William H. "Bill" O'Rourke, 61, of Manchester, passed away unexpectedly at home surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born June 10, 1952, in Manchester, son of the late Joseph H. and Simone G. (Levesque) O'Rourke.Bill was a U.S. Army veteran (SP4) serving his country during the Vietnam War. He was a dedicated employee in the Maintenance Department at Catholic Medical Center for the last 31 years. Bill loved to fish, hunt, and had an affinity for eagles, but most especially just spending time with family, friends and his dog, Lucky. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.Beloved husband of 38 years to Debbra A. (Browne) O'Rourke. Loving father of Linda Ruiz and her husband, Aladino, Christina Zienkiewicz and her husband, Jakub and Joseph O'Rourke, all of Manchester. Devoted Pepere of Cynthia, James, Janina, Jakub, Josef, Samantha, Gracie and Alana and great-grandfather of Serenity. Dear brother of Donald O'Rourke and his wife, Janette, Judith Crete and her late husband, Rodney, and the late James O'Rourke. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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SERVICES: A gathering celebrating Bill's life will be held at the Phaneuf Funeral Home and Crematorium, 243 Hanover St. (corner of Union St.) on Friday, April 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited to attend. For more information and online guest book, visit phaneuf.net.
Phaneuf Funeral Homes
243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Published in Union Leader on Apr. 8, 2014