Peter O'Connor

Obituary of Peter Clark O'Connor

Peter Clark O’Connor, 89, formerly of Valley View Drive, Boonville and most recently of Rockingham, NC, passed away November 26, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Peter was born on August 12, 1931 to Peter and Edith Ludwig O’Connor in Staten Island NY. After High School, Peter enlisted in the US Navy where he became an Engineer during the Korean War. He received the National Defense Service Medal and was Honorably discharged after 4 years of service. After his time in the Navy, Peter went to work for Nabisco as a delivery route driver. He was with Nabisco for 32 years. Peter married his love, Marion Lupica on October 13, 1957 in Jamaica NY. They started their union in Merrick NY and lived there for many years. After Peter retired they moved to Copake NY, where he enjoyed fishing and woodworking. For a brief time, the couple also called Boonville NY home. When Peter and Marion had enough of the snow in NY, they moved to Rockingham NC. Peter was a member of the Knights of Columbus and an active parishioner of St. James Catholic Church of Hamlet NC. Left to cherish his memory are; Son-in-law; Pete Webster; granddaughter; Nicole (John) Sturtevant; grandsons; Peter Connolly, Patrick Webster; Chris Webster; Nieces; Cathy Moore, Beth Ross; Nephew Craig Hovland; great granddaughters; Tessa Sturtevant and Sophia Webster. Peter was preceded in death by his bride of 50 years, Marion; His parents; Peter and Edith; daughter; Jackie Webster; grandson; Kevin Webster and sister Jacqueline Hovland. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday, December 5, 2020, at 1:00 P.M. at Woodgate Cemetery, where Rev. Matthew Lyons, pastor of Christ our Hope Parish, Boonville, will officiate and where members of Charles J. Love Post American Legion, Harland J. Hennessey Post VFW and Tun Tavern Marine Corps League will offer Military Rites. His arrangements are in care of Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. Boonville. For an on-line message of sympathy, please go to www.trainorfuneralhome.com •
Saturday
5
December

Graveside Service

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Saturday, December 5, 2020
Woodgate Cemetery
Route 28
Woodgate, New York, United States

Military Honors

Military Honors, Saturday, December 5, 2020, 1:00 P.M. at Woodgate Cemetery, provided by Charles J. Love Post # 406, American Legion, Harland J. Hennessey Post V.F.W. and Tun Tavern Marine Corps League, all of Boonville.