Celebrating the life of Robert R. O'Connor
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Born in Heckscherville on November 17, 1937, he was a son of the late Francis and Catherine (Casey) O’Connor.
He was a 1956 graduate of Pottsville Catholic High School, where he played football.
Robert was a member of St. Patrick R.C.C., Pottsville.
He was a foreman for Rockland Furniture and a member of the Teamsters Local 429-Reading.
Robert loved John Wayne, Penn State and the Philadelphia Eagles.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Maryann (Kadingo) in 1984; second wife, Mary Jane (Curran) in 2018; and sons: Robert K. and Colin R. O’Connor.
Robert is survived by his sons: John F. “Jack”, husband of Cheryl, of Hometown; James M., husband of Tammy, of Wilkes Barre; grandchildren: Timothy J. O’Connor; Allison L. Stewart; Ashley O’Connor; Kevin O’Connor; Caitlyn Marculla; and James R. O'Connor and 5 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December, 24th, at 11:00 a.m. at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. A viewing will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service in the funeral home.
Interment will follow in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery.
The family request contributions in Robert's memory be sent to: Hillside SPCA, 51 SPCA Rd., Pottsville, PA 17901.
Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.Lord-Bixler.com
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