AMerican Veteran 11

Stephen O'Connor

August 5, 1949 ~ August 22, 2021 (age 72)


Stephen James O’Connor  of Freedom NY  passed away on August 22, 2021. He was born in Buffalo, New York on August 5, 1949 to Thomas O’Connor and Alice (Rothfus) O’Connor.

Stephen was in the United States Army, and honorably served our country in Vietnam. He  was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans.  He made his career working in Construction Management, retiring from CRA Corporation in 2010.  He especially enjoyed all the conversations with friends, his time with the Pony Club, working with the 4H, hunting and spending time on his land.  He spent many years remodeling his 1850s home.  Above all, his most precious time was spent with his grandson Nathan, his pride and joy.

Stephen is survived by his loving wife and friend Dawn Ann O’Connor, beloved daughters Shannon (Clifford) Stephen and Cassidy (Michael) Nicholas, grandson Nathan Nicholas.  He is also survived by a brother Thomas (Carol Gens) O’Connor, a sister Tara (Brett) Lons.. He is predeceased by a brother, Michael O’Connor. Dear to his heart are Michael’s children: Jimmy (Mo) Cirrito, Mike (Jen) O’Connor, Theresa {Walter) Francis, and Shane O’Connor.

Military Funeral Honors will be held at 3:00 pm on October 2, 2021 at the Arcade VFW Post 374 located at 550 Main Street Arcade, NY 14009.




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Military Honors
October 2, 2021

3:00 PM
Arcade VFW Post 374
550 Main Street
Arcade, NY 14009

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