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Robert O'Connor

November 23, 1942 ~ March 21, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Robert O'Connor Obituary

Robert “Bob” O’Connor, 80, of Murrysville, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at Kellys II Personal Care Home in Latrobe with his wife by his side. He was born November 23, 1942, in Pittsburgh, son of the late Russell and Irene Bernthaler O’Connor.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Vietnam War as an Infantry Officer, where he received the Purple Heart and Silver Star for gallantry in action. He also taught at West Point. After 28 years of service in the reserves, he retired as Lieutenant Colonel. Bob took pride in taking care of his home, lawn, and garden. He enjoyed going out to dinner, entertaining, and the camaraderie of his friends at ballroom dancing. He was a member of Mother of Sorrows Parish, Murrysville. Prior to retirement, he was a Purchasing Agent for Westinghouse, ABB, and Bombardier Corporation. During his career he was also a real estate investor and landlord. 

Bob is survived by his wife of 52 years, Nancy Stupak O’Connor; three sons, Michael (Charis) O’Connor, David (Lee) O’Connor, and Jim (Jan) O’Connor; four grandchildren, Regan, Avery, Addison and Brayden.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation by visiting www.parkinson.org.

Visitation is from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hart Funeral Home, Inc., Murrysville. Parting prayers will be 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, followed by a 10 a.m. Funeral Mass at Mother of Sorrows Parish. Interment will follow at Jefferson Memorial Cemetery.  www.hartfuneralhomeinc.com

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Services

Visitation
Monday
March 27, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hart Funeral Home Inc
3103 Lillian Avenue
Murrysville, Pennsylvania PA

Visitation
Monday
March 27, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hart Funeral Home Inc
3103 Lillian Avenue
Murrysville, Pennsylvania PA

Parting Prayers
Tuesday
March 28, 2023

9:30 AM
Hart Funeral Home Inc
3103 Lillian Avenue
Murrysville, Pennsylvania PA

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
March 28, 2023

10:00 AM
Mother of Sorrows Church
4202 Old William Penn Highway
Murrysville, Pennsylvania 15668

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
March 28, 2023

Jefferson Memorial Park
401 Curry Hollow Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15236

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