William J. O'Connor
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William J. O'Connor
  • June 8, 1957 - October 30, 2015
  • Fleetwood, New York

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William J. O'Connor, 58, died suddenly on October 30,2015 from a heart attack.

Bill was born in the Bronx, New York, to Mary Louise and Bill O'Connor Sr.. He was predeceased by
his parents and his brother, Thomas O'Connor. He leaves behind his aunt, Eileen Rawson and her
husband Steve, his uncles Joseph Murphy and Robert Murphy and his wife Lori, his cousin Charles
Gramble and his wife Joan, and his dear friend Ms. Carmen Cruz.
He was a retired New York City Police Department detective and worked there for over 20 years. He
was working in the security field at the time of his passing. Bill was especially
proud of his service with the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division in Afghanistan as a contract trainer.
Bill was an avid sports fan of all the local New York teams and he enjoyed watching the Bill O'Reilly
show, a person whom he had met a few years ago.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Bill's favorite cause, the Wounded Warriors
Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS. 66675.

A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

For online expressions of sympathy, please visit www.elbennettfuneralhomes.com