John V.'s Story
John V. O'Connor entered into rest March 9, 2017, resident of Grand Island, formerly of Lewiston.
Mr. O'Connor was a WW II Veteran, a paratrooper and pathfinder, and received the Purple Heart in the Battle of the Buldge.
Husband of 69 years of Evelyn J. (Shannon) O'Connor. Father of Daniel J. (Christine A.) O'Connor, Lorraine J. (Louis) O'Connor-DeRosa and the late Thomas K. (survived by wife Donna) O'Connor. Grandfather of Sean (Christine) and Michael O'Connor, Shannon (Ryan) Tuke, Ryan (Emily) and Patrick (Lisa) O'Connor, Andrea and Alex DeRosa. Great-grandfather of Quinn, Avery, Violet, Owen, Evelyn, Lacey and Gianna. Brother of Patricia (Harry) Powell, Maureen (late Joseph) Weber and the late Lorne O'Connor and Kathleen VeRost.
Friends may call Saturday 9-11 AM at the Kaiser Funeral Home, 1950 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 11:30 AM at St. Stephen's Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors or Elderwood at Grand Island.
Published on March 9, 2017