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Thomas N. O’Connor

OSWEGO, NY – Thomas N. O’Connor, 70, a resident of Simeon-DeWitt Apartments, passed away on Thursday Aug. 4, 2011, at Oswego Hospital.

Born in Auburn, NY, he was a son of the late John and Virginia (Joplin) O’Connor and had received his education in Savannah, New York schools.

Thomas had been a supervisor for the Morris Protective Agency in Syracuse for more than 15 years until his retirement.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving from 1962 until 1964.

Thomas enjoyed reading and had a special interest in World War II history both written and documentary.

He is survived by two daughters, Joanne O’Connor of Oswego and Hope (Joseph) Santamore of Rome; one son, Jeffrey (Melissa Cronk) O’Connor of Oswego; two brothers, Carl O’Connor of Hannibal and Jack (Rose) O’Connor of Seneca Falls; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his son, John O’Connor; and a sister, Dorothy Flummerfelt.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Dowdle Funeral Home with the Rev. Steven Ingerson officiating.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-7 p.m. prior to the funeral service.

Burial will be in Fort Hill Cemetery in Auburn, NY, at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any contributions be made to the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800, Washington D.C. 20004.