J. Michael O'Connor
DOVER - J. Michael O'Connor, 71 of Dover died Wednesday January 14, 2015, at the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital.
He was born July 25, 1943, in Charleston, South Carolina the son of John J. and Sarah (Belding) O'Connor.
Mike was a U.S. Navy Veteran having served during the Vietnam Era. Following 20 years of service to his country, he retired as Commander in 1986. Following retirement from the Navy, he spent many years supporting the submarine force working with various companies. Mike was an avid wild bird enthusiast, and enjoyed spending time outdoors. He also enjoyed participating in local and national politics. Most importantly, Mike loved his family and they were his first priority always.
Mr. O'Connor is survived by his wife, Deborah (Madden) O'Connor; daughter, Kristen Lowry; son, Michael O'Connor; and grandsons, Daniel and Matthew Lowry. He also leaves behind family in South Carolina including his sisters Catherine Church and Rebecca Looby.
A time of visiting will be Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave., Dover.
A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at Parish of the Assumption St. Mary Church (corner of Chestnut and Third Sts.) Dover. Burial will follow in St. Mary New Cemetery.
Please go to www.taskerfh.com to sign the online guest book.
Visit www.fosters.com/obits for an online guest book.