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Leonard J. O'Connor
December 9, 1951 ~ August 24, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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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