James P. O'Connor
US Navy - Vietnam Era Veteran
Kenmore, NY - 03/20/2021
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 1, Region 2|
|About the Mission:||The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in honor of the life and service of James P. O'Connor, who passed away on 13 March 2021.
Mr. O'Connor served on active duty in the US Navy from 1968-1970, including 14 months service aboard the USS Waldron (DD-699), an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer.
Mr. O'Connor was honorably discharged on 25 September 1970 with the rating of Seaman Apprentice (E-2), and he earned the National Defense Service Medal.
(Note: James O'Connor is the brother of local Army Vietnam War hero and long-time Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court advocate John "Jack" O'Connor.)
Click here to read the obituary.
|Primary Staging Date:||03/20/2021|
|Primary Staging Time:||02:00|
|AM or PM:||pm|
|Staging Location:||Dengler, Roberts, Perna Funeral Home
3070 Delaware Avenue
Kenmore, NY 14217
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|Lead Ride Captain:||John Ben|
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|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.
|Special Information:||PGR will stand a brief flag line from 2:30-3:00 PM.
Funeral service is scheduled at 3:00 PM. PGR will present the Plaque at that time.
(Note: Interment with Military Honors is scheduled for Monday, 22 March 2021 at the WNY National Cemetery. However, the family requested that PGR be present for the funeral service.)
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American or US Navy flag, and dress for the weather.
Thank you for taking time to help honor the US Navy service of James P. O'Connor and to support his loving family.
|Submitted by:||Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1|