A Respected,Devoted and Honorable Husband, Father and Soldier. Just Knowing him was a honor in itself. The world needs more men like him. He will be greatly missed.
  • 85 years old
  • Born on December 14, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York, United States.
  • Passed away on February 16, 2011 in Poway, California, United States.


A.V.C.M. Jean O'Oconnor

U.S.N. Ret.

This memorial website was created in the memory of our father, A.V.C.M. Jean O'Connor who was born on December 14, 1925 and passed away on February 16, 2011.

There will be a memorial service on March 11,2011 at the National Cemetary located at Miramar Base in San Diego, California at 3pm, where his life will be remembered with  full military honors.

We will also be remembering his beloved wife, Anna Dawson-O'Connor whom passed on February 5, 2008 .

This Sunday, March 13,  will be their 52nd weddding anniversary.

We ask that you explore this site and please share any stories, photographs to memorialize their life before and during their time together.

If there's any part of Jeans' life story you know, please go to the Gallery page and write a few chapters about this amazing man. You can also leave a tribute to him on the About page.You can view Anna's memorial website at:


You may send your respects and/or flowers ect. to the National Cemetary Miramar;www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/miramar.asp, or to their residence in Poway, California.

There will be a reception following the burial at their residence .

Any questions or comments should be emailed to oconnor.memorial@gmail.com and someone will contact you at the earliest possible time.

If you know of any person that should be notified of their passing, please send an email, with their information, to oconnor.memorial@gmail.com

Thank you for your support.

The O'Connors

Posted by Lisa Mitchell on April 7, 2011
Jean and Anna had been my neighbors since the 70's. There are so many conversations and celebrations shared. They were both wonderful people and it was an honor to have known them and their family. They will be missed. Much love, Lisa M. Mitchell
Posted by Jaymi DeCaro on March 8, 2011
I"m Free
Dont grieve for me, for now I'm free....I'm following the path God laid for me...I took his hand when I heard him call,I turned my back and left it all. I could not stay another day to laugh ,to love ,to work or play task's left undnone must stay that way. My life's been full I savored much good times good friends a loved ones touch.
Posted by Pilar Abalos on March 8, 2011
"I have known The O"Connors for 8 years and have been best friends with Barry throughout. My tribute, to both Jean and Anna, is my time, assistance and support for Barry and George during such a difficult time in their lives.I dedicate this website to their amazing father..Truly a hero, his legacy will live forever.Deepest Thoughts and Love, Pilar Abalos Breanna Kailee and Kaitlyn
Posted by Pilar Abalos on March 8, 2011
"Friends of the O'Connor Family, are requesting donations toward the expenses accrewed during this difficult time. If you'd like to help, please send an email to oconnor.memorial@gmail.com or call 858-748-3727"

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