Matthew J. O'Connell Jr.
August 9, 1947 – June 16, 2020
Matthew J. O’Connell, Jr., formerly of West Orange, passed away at Morristown Memorial Hospital on June 16th.
Born and reared in West Orange, Mr. O’Connell was a 1965 graduate of West Orange High School. He was employed by the Sheltered Workshop in Orange until he left for health reasons. He had been a resident of Pine Acres Nursing Home in Madison since 2005. An only child, Mr. O’Connell was predeceased by his parents, Veronica and Matthew, Sr. He was the inspiration for a character in the mystery novel, The Unbound Wind, written by his cousin, John Dandola.
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