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John Joseph O'Hara


1932 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
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John Joseph O'Hara

April 19, 1932 - January 24, 2016

John Joseph O'Hara, M.D., husband, father and surgeon, passed away in San Marcos, California on January 24, 2016. He was a long-time resident of Palos Verdes Estates. John's life was a rich one including a career as a U.S. Navy pilot as well as a physician where he practiced as an orthopedic surgeon with a specialty in hand surgery. John loved his family, sports medicine, flying, skiing, playing tennis, sailing and mentoring.

John is survived by his wife, Karen, and five children (spouses): John Joseph (Joe) O'Hara III (Anita), Michael (Elisa), Kirsten Leetch (Bob), Stacey Ellison (Andrew) and Patrick (Amber), as well as eleven wonderful grandchildren.

Rosary service will be held at Allen Brothers Mortuary in Vista, CA on Tuesday, February 2. Funeral mass will be held at St. Mark's Church in San Marcos, CA on Wednesday, February 3. A Memorial mass will be held at St. James Church in Redondo Beach on Friday, March 4, at 1:30PM. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Feb. 3, 2016
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