OBITUARY

Michael E. O'Connor

February 9, 1941April 11, 2018
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Michael Edward O’Connor, of Cortlandt Manor, died peacefully at home Wednesday, April 11th, surrounded by family following a long illness.

Mike was born in the Bronx, on February 9, 1941 to Michael and Margaret O’Connor. He grew up in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx and attended St. John’s Grammar School and All Hallows High School. He enlisted in the Army National Guard on April 18, 1961 and was honorably discharged in 1964. He graduated the New York City Police Academy in December, 1965 and retired as a homicide detective with several commendations in 1987.

Growing up, he visited cherished family in Ireland during the summer, and as a teen, spent his summers at Rockaway Beach. Later in life, he took his family to Maine every summer for 37 years. These were his favorite places.

He is survived by his wife Agnes of 49 years; his three daughters, Denise Dudzic, and her husband, Jeff, Elizabeth O’Connor, and her husband, Dave Coleman, and Michelle O’Connor; grandchildren Ryan, Erin, and Oonagh; as well as many loving relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Detectives’ Endowment Association Widows’ and Children’s Fund in honor of Ret. Det. Michael O’Connor at 26 Thomas Street, New York, NY 10007, Attn: Paul DiGiacomo, Vice President. (nycdetectives.org/related-charities/)

Visitation will be on Sunday, April 15th, from 2–4 and 7–9 p.m. at Edward F. Carter Funeral Home, 170 Kings Ferry Rd, Montrose, NY 10548. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 16th at St. Columbanus Church, 122 Oregon Rd, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567

  • FAMILY

  • Agnes T. O'Connor, Wife
  • Denise Dudzic, Daughter
  • Jeff Dudzic, Son-in-law
  • Elizabeth O'Connor, Daughter
  • Dave Coleman, Son-in-law
  • Michelle O'Connor, Daughter
  • Ryan Dudzic, Grandson
  • Erin Dudzic, Granddaughter
  • Oonagh Rose Coleman, Granddaughter

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation- Sun 2-4 & 7-9PM Sunday, April 15, 2018
  • Mass- Mon 11AM Monday, April 16, 2018

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Private Cremation
REMEMBERING

Michael E. O'Connor

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Diane Williams

April 16, 2018

I was lucky enough to work with Mike at the funeral home. Always happy to help whenever needed. One of the kindest men I've ever lnown. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Joseph Hayes

April 11, 2018

I knew Mike from my days at the 47th Precinct. He was a true gentleman, with always a kind word for those around him. He will be missed and remembered fondly. To his family, my condolences on your loss.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Mike (6 mo. old) and his father Mac.

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Mike (8 mo. old) with his mother Marge and his father Mac.

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9 months old. Van Cortlandt Park.

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Mike with his parents and grandmother (O'Connor)

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Christmas, 1941

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Family photo, ~1942

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Look at those cheeks! ~1942