Obituary: Charles “Charlie” O’Connor, 84, longtime resident of Milford

Charles “Charlie” O’Connor age 84, longtime resident of Milford, entered into eternal rest on Friday, May 16, 2014 at Milford Health Care.

Born in Bridgeport on August 28, 1929, he was one of 10 children to the late Raymond and Gladys Knowles O’Connor.

Charlie’s spirit and pride carried him thru life with a smile and an enduring love for others. He worked for Goodwill, but his heart belonged to the shoe shine business he had for over 35 years in downtown Milford.

His generosity and kindness for others, in the face of his own limitations, will be remembered by all who Charlie touched.

He is survived by his brother, Floyd O’Connor (Geraldine) of Milford, Janice Kennedy (Ted) of Derby, 20 nieces and nephews, 43 grandnieces and nephews and 16 great grandnieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his siblings, Shirley, Jean, Ray, Jr., Barbara, Vincent, Tommy and Gary.

Friends and family may call on Wednesday, May 21st from 10 am to 12 pm the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460, with a Prayer Service at 12:00 pm, with Father Maroney officiating. Interment will follow at King’s Highway Cemetery, Milford.

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