Marvin Paul O’Gorman, 87

OSWEGO, NY – With his family by his side, Marvin Paul O’Gorman, 87, passed away on Wednesday June 24, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn.

Marvin Paul O'Gorman
Marvin Paul O’Gorman

Marvin was born in DeRuyter, NY, on February 3, 1928.

He was the son of the late Paul “Fritz” O’Gorman and Lillian (Berg) O’ Gorman.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Velnette (Pat) O’Gorman; his daughter, Laura Joseph; an infant son, Roy; two brothers, Roy Smith and Donald O’Gorman; three sisters, Betty MacDonald, Mary Dehm and Paula Solazzo.

Marvin is survived by his wife of 28 years, Diane (Morgan) O’Gorman; four daughters, Sheila (Perry) Klimeck of Sanford, Mich., Diedra (David) Burdick of Oswego,  Carol Lynn (Jose) Rodriguez of Fulton, NY and Virginia (Fred) Pappa of Nassau, NY; four sons, Timothy (Carole Anne) O’Gorman of Rockvale, Tenn., Michael (Menta) O’Gorman  of Asheville, NC, Jeff (Sue Powers) Gray of South Glens Falls, NY and  David (Sherry) Gray of Sandy Creek, NY; one brother, Dee (Janette) O’Gorman of Phoenix, NY; his sister, Gladys (Howard) Hardter of Cortland, NY; as well as his son-in-law, Billy Joseph of Stockport, Ohio.

Marvin also enjoyed his many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He made his home in the Oswego and Pulaski area for many years and then relocated to Rockvale, Tenn., in 2007.

He had a long and successful work career with 38 years being spent at the Fulton Companies located in Pulaski and retiring as production manager of the Thermal Division in 1993.

Along with spending time with his family and friends, Marvin enjoyed working in his yard and tending to his flowers; with his greatest personal challenge of making his yard “just a little” bigger.

A memorial service will be held on July 18 at 1 p.m. at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home, 112 E. Second St., Oswego.

Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. prior to the service.

Burial will be in Peck Cemetery.

After the services, the family will receive friends at the Scriba Volunteer Fire Department at 5618 Route 104 Oswego.


  1. Our sincere condolences go out to Marvin’s family, we have known some of them for many many years especially Gladys Hardter and Tim and Carole and their family.
    We pray for them to have the strength to bear the loss.

  2. To the OGorman family, Ronnie and I send our deepest sympathy for the loss of a long time friend to us and a wonderful family man to you all. We go back a long way with the family and the good times we had with Marv and all of you. Again, our thoughts and prayers to all.
    Ronnie and Kayln Sharp

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