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George F O'Connor, Jr.

November 14, 1926 November 2, 2018
George F O'Connor, Jr.
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On November 2, 2018, George F. O’Connor, Jr., loving husband of the late Katherine S. O’Connor, and father of six passed away at the age of 91.

George was born in Waterbury, CT on November 14, 1926, the son of George F. O’Connor, Sr. and Marion (Doolan) O’Connor. He served his country in the Navy in WWII aboard the USS APA Chilton and saw action at the Battle of Okinawa. After the war, George attended Cheshire Academy and then Yale University.

George was an avid reader who loved nothing more than to sit and visit with family and friends. George and Kay emphasized the love of family to their children and grandchildren. George was very involved with the community including working with the JCC’s, as a member of Rotary Club, serving as the Town Constable and helping Kay get elected to the Board of Education. He was also active with the Stratford Library Board and the Union Cemetery Association.

George is predeceased by his late wife Katherine, his brother Robert, his sons John T. O’Connor and Raymond J. O’Connor and his daughter, Katherine D. O’Connor. George is survived by his daughter Emily O’Connor Karolyi and her former husband Sandor Karolyi, his son George F. (Jeff) O’Connor and his wife Amy, his son James A. O’Connor and his wife Daria, and his daughter-in-law Carolyn Mugar. Additionally, George is survived by his grandchildren Mary O’Connor and her husband David Abram, Alexandra Karolyi, Katalin Karolyi, Emmie Karolyi, Kaitlin O’Connor and her fiancé Mark Kaliris, James O’Connor, Jr., and Chloe Schweinshaut and her husband Kyle Schweinshaut; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to attend the funeral on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 10 am DIRECTLY at Our Lady of Peace Church with a Mass of Christian Burial officiated by Rev. Nicholas Pavia. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 6 pm at the Pistey Funeral Home, 2155 Main Street, Stratford. Those who so desire, may make contributions in his memory to the American Heart Assoc., 5 Brookside Dr., Wallingford, CT 06492. Please visit to express condolences online.

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2:00 PM 11/4/2018 2:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 11/4/2018 6:00:00 PM
Pistey Funeral Home

2155 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

Pistey Funeral Home
2155 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 11/5/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/5/2018 11:00:00 AM
Our Lady of Peace Church

651 Stratford Road
Stratford, CT 06615

Our Lady of Peace Church
651 Stratford Road Stratford 06615 CT
United States

Cemetery Details


Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

23 Temple Court
Stratford, CT 06615

23 Temple Court Stratford 06615 CT
United States

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