TERRY L. O'CONNOR

Obituary
  • "HE WAS A VERY NICE MAN. EVERYTIME I SAW HIM SO PLEASANT ,..."
    - SHAY TROXELL
  • "My husband Bud & Terry Worked together.. we are remembering..."
    - Bud & Mary Gulley
  • "So very sorry for your loss. Terry always made you feel..."
    - Patti Korcha
  • "Diana and Laurie, my sincere condolences at the passing of..."
    - Jennifer Festa
  • "My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this..."

Terry L. O'Connor CROWN POINT, IN - Terry L. O'Connor, 80, of Crown Point (formerly of Griffith) passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife of 14 years, Evelyn (nee Braun), devoted daughter, Diana L. O'Connor and her partner of 20 years, Laura Santell, whom Terry also loved as a daughter. He is also survived by a stepson, AJ (Amber) Evanatz, stepdaughters, Pam (Greg) Judd and Amy (Tim) Marek. His stepchildren blessed his life with grandchildren, Daviana, Eric, Gabriel, Dominic Evanatz, Luke, Logan, Kylie Judd and Katie, Nathan, Natalie and Caleb Marek; all of them bringing "Poppy" great joy. Terry's surviving siblings are brother, Patrick (Lydia) O'Connor of Florida, sisters, Murlene (Steve) Moffett-Barnum of Minnesota, Margaret Mendez of Griffith and Kathryn (BW) Williams of Kansas. Also surviving him are 17 nephews and nieces and several great and great-great nephews and nieces. Throughout his life he enjoyed travel, bowling, golfing, fishing, ham radios, chess, playing cards and games. His Irish heritage was a great source of pride. He retired from ARA Services (Aramark) in 2000. Terry was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 42 years, Thelma (nee Johnson), father, James E. O'Connor, mother, Erma J. Lanham, brother, James T. (JT) O'Connor and lifelong friend, Marshall (Marty) Boggess. Terry was a loving family man with a generous heart. Visitation will be at CALUMET PARK FUNERAL CHAPEL, 7535 Taft St., Merrillville, IN, Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and funeral service Friday, May 18, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. with long time family friend, Reverend Christopher Kaste, officiating. Terry will be interred at a graveside service in Calumet Park Cemetery, 2305 W. 73rd Ave., Merrillville, IN. mycalumetpark.com

logo


Funeral Home
Calumet Park Funeral Chapel
7535 Taft Street
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 736-5840
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in The Times on May 15, 2018