Jerry O'Connor passed away on Friday, September 23, 2011at his home in Gardena, CA. He was born August 10, 1938 in Walpole, MA. He attended East Jr. High and graduated from Walpole High School. He attended Boston City College. He then moved to Gardena, CA in 1966. He recently retired from Northrop-Grumman after 27 years of employment. He was a long-time member and officer of the Carribou Lodge in Gardena, who aided the developmentally disabled youths of the area. He enjoyed sports, especially football, playing pool, bowling and made frequent trips to Las Vegas, NV. He is survived by his only son, Sean M. O'Connor of Oakland, CA; and his two brothers, Brian O'Connor of FL and Peter Alberini of MA. A vigil will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2011 from 4:00-8:00 p.m., with Rosary recital at 7:00 p.m. at McMillan and McCormick Mortuary, 1016 W. 164th St., Gardena, CA. A funeral mass will be on Monday, October 10, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St Catherine Laboure Church, 3946 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Torrance, CA. Interment will follow at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach.

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  1. I just found this obit. I knew Jerry’s mom in Massachusetts as I was her cousin’s (George Krasowsky) daughter in-law. She and I worked on the family tree. I am sorry for your loss and sorry I did get to meet him. Lorna Lee Krasowsky Reid

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