June 25, 2016


Gary Ralph O’Connor

OBIT FLAGGary Ralph O’Connor, 68, passed away on Wednesday, December. 4, 2013, with his family by his O'Connor_Garyside. Born in Elyria, on June 27, 1945. He graduated high school in 1963. Served in the United States Air Force 1963 – 1965. He married Barbara Reith in 1967. Moved to Arizona in 1979. He worked as a machinist for Allied Signal, retiring in the year 2000. Gary enjoyed retirement golfing and helping many people in our community.

He is survived by his wife Barbara; two sons, Ralph O’Connor and Michael (Cheryl Caponigro) O’Connor; grandson, Michael G. O’Connor; sister, Molly Kelly of Elyria; brother, David O’Connor of Elyria; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents, Alma and Ralph O’Connor; and sister, Carolyn Telenko.

Visitation will be 12:30 – 2:30 P.M. Tuesday, December 10 at Green Acres Mortuary, 401 N. Hayden Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85257, with a Memorial Service at 2:30 P.M.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014 (www.hov.org).