Official Obituary of

Leonard J. O'Connor

December 9, 1951 ~ August 24, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Leonard O'Connor Obituary

Leonard J. O'Connor, Sr. (Lenny) of Minersville passed away Thursday August 24, 2023 at his home surrounded by his family.

Born December 9, 1951 he was a son of the late Leonard J. O'Connor and Margaret V. (Grace) Moran. He was a 1970 Graduate of Nativity BVM High School. Attended Trenton State College, NJ.

Len was born & raised at the Washington Hotel started working at a young age doing whatever necessary to help family. He went on to a lengthy career at Fleetwood Leather Tannery where he was also a Union Representative. Tannery closed he then went to be a Fuel Dispatcher at Indiantown Gap where he retired.

Len was a member of Holy Family Parish of Minersville and the former Our Lady of Mt. Carmel RCC. He was a Member of St. Bernard’s Society of Pottsville, Cass Township AOH and Minersville Area Lions Club serving as a Past President.

A Huge Notre Dame Fan, he helped organize the Branch Dale Notre Dame Bus Trips for years.

Len enjoyed spending time at the Cabin in Cammal, PA with Family & Friends, Hunting. Fishing and Socializing.

He was preceded in death by 5 Moran brothers Francis, James, Thomas (Evelyn), William (Dorothy), Charles (Cathleen), Father-in-law James McCormick, Jr., Brother-in-law Albert Roscoe.

Faithful Canines Rusty & Rowdy.

Len is survived by his Wife of 44 years Julia Ellen (McCormick) O’Connor, 2 Sons Leonard J. O’Connor, Jr. And his companion Amanda Houser of Minersville; Patrick M. O’Connor of Minersville; a Brother Edward Moran (Joyce) of Minersville; Mother-in-Law Bernice (Wolfmeyer) McCormick; Brother & Sister Inlaws

Geraldine Roscoe; James (Rosalie) McCormick; Kenneth (Robin) McCormick; Josephine (James) O’Brien; God Children Alexis Moran, James O’Brien, Jr; Cathleen Moran; many Nieces, Nephews, Great & Great Great Nieces & Nephews.

Funeral Services will he held at 11:00am Friday September 1, 2023 from Donald J. Butler Funeral Home 328 Sunbury St. Minersville, PA 17954 with Rev. Christopher Zelonis officiating. Friends may call from 8:00am – 11:00 am at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Community Outreach of Holy Family Parish, 538 Sunbury St. Minersville. PA 17954, Hillside SPCA

P O Box 233 Pottsville. PA 17901 or any Animal Shelter of your choice. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetary, Pottsville, PA. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Len’s Memory

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Calling Hours
September 1, 2023

8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Donald J. Butler Funeral Home
328 Sunbury St.
Minersville, PA 17954

Funeral Service
September 1, 2023

11:00 AM
Donald J. Butler Funeral Home
328 Sunbury St.
Minersville, PA 17954


Community Outreach Program of Holy Family Parish
538 Sunbury St., Minersville PA 17954


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