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George Leroy O'CONNOR
My Relationship : Husband of 4th Cousin 3 Times Removed
  • Birth: 30 May 1918, Savannah, New York
  • Death: 29 Jul 1995, Paris, Lamar County, Texas
  • Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County, Texas
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    THE PARIS NEWS
    Sunday, July 30, 1995
    The spirit of George LeroyO'Connor, father, grandfather and longtime Lamar
    County farmer, returned to his Eternal Father at 2:45 a.m. Saturday while he
    was in the company of his family at 2830 Clark Lane in Paris. He is survived
    by his wife, Mary Redus O'Connor; two sons, Spencer O'Connor and Gary
    O'Connor, both of Paris; two granddaughters, Heather O'Connor of Dallas and
    Shannon O'Connor of Bedford, two devoted dogs and many dear friends and
    neighbors. Services will be held at the Sumner United Methodist Church at1
    p.m. Monday, July 31, 1995. The family will receive friends atBright-Holland
    Funeral Home Sunday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. Mr. O'Connor was born in
    Savannah, N.Y., May 30, 1918, to Richard and FlorenceO'Connor, and lived in
    Savannah until moving his family to the Direct community in 1959. Prior to
    World War II, he served in the Army Medical Corps at Ft. Sill Oklahoma, where
    he met and married Mary Elizabeth Redus before returning to farming in upstate
    New York. While in New York, he was active in civic affairs as a Mason and
    member of the Methodist Church. He served as a director of the Wayne County
    Production Credit Association, Justice of the Peace and Township Supervisor.
    After moving to Texas, Mr. O'Connor was instrumental in establishing the
    Logan-Slough Creek Water Improvement District and later in extending the
    county water system services to the Direct community. He was a loyal member
    of the Sumner United Methodist Church. Mr. and Mrs. O'Connor celebrated their
    50th wedding anniversary Feb. 8, 1992. Mr. O'Connor was honored as the Lamar
    County Outstanding Food and Fiber Producer in 1993.

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    Descendants of George Leroy O'CONNOR

    1 George Leroy O'CONNOR
      =Mary Elizabeth REDUS
          2 Spencer Leroy O'CONNOR
          2 Gary Richard O'CONNOR
            =Mary KULCHAK
    



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