John J. O’Hara, 83, of 25936 Bush Road, Calcium, passed September 16, 2013 at Samaritan Medical Center.
Calling hours will be 7-9 p.m. Thursday, September 19 at the Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown.
There will be no funeral service. A graveside service will be 10 a.m. Friday, Sept 20 at the Glenwood Cemetery.
He was born on August 28, 1930 in St. Lawrence County.
He served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict and married Betty Jean Lomas on May 11, 1951 at the Scotch Church in Madrid. She passed March 6, 1992.
He worked at James River Paper Company in Brownville for 32 years, retiring in 1992.
He married Barbara Chase on September 28, 1995 in the Town of Pamelia.
Among his survivors are his loving wife of 18 years, Barbara J. O’Hara, Calcium; two sons and a daughter in law, John J. “Jack” and Katherina O’Hara Jr., Stockton, NC, Dale W. O’Hara, Black River; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Trudy Thompson, Phoenix, AZ, Tamy and Leslie Wager, Dexter, NY, Tina and Craig Monaco, Adams; a stepson and his wife, Robert and April Premo Jr., New Port, NH, a stepdaughter, Vicki Lobdell, Watertown; several grandchildren and great great grandchildren; a sister, Catherine O’Hara, Watertown; nieces and nephews.
A son James F. O’Hara died at birth in 1959; a brother, Bernard O’Hara, and a sister, Margaret Young, also passed before him.
Donations may be made to the American Lung Association.
Online condolences may be made at hartandbrucefh.com.
Friday, December 6, 2013, Watertown, NY
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