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George O'Rourke

George J. O'Rourke

Sunday, July 3rd, 1927 - Saturday, January 19th, 2019
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Obituary

THE CASEY FAMILY IS HONORED TO BE ASSISTING AND CARING FOR THE FAMILY OF GEORGE J. O'ROURKE

Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather & Great Grandfather

WOLCOTT – George J. O’Rourke age 91, of Wolcott, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by the love and comfort of his family, after a brief illness on Saturday, January 19, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Dolores (McEvoy) O’Rourke.

George was born July 3rd 1927 in Waterbury CT, the son of the late George W. and Della (Quinn) O’Rourke. He was a graduate of Wilby High School and Post College and proudly served his country with the U.S. Navy during World War II. George started in the banking industry at the age of 16, retiring as the President of Thomaston Saving Bank in 1992. He was a communicant of Saints Peter and Paul Church and enjoyed golfing and traveling, especially his trips to Ireland and Aruba with his beloved wife, Dolores. What was most important to George and what brought him the greatest joy, was his family. He was always happiest being surrounded by them and spending time with his adored grandsons and great granddaughters. A dedicated husband, father, grandfather and friend, George will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to know and love him.

Besides his wife, Dolores of 63 years, George is survived by his children, Kevin O’Rourke and his wife, Marianne of Virginia Beach, VA, Brian O’Rourke and his wife, Cheryl of Watertown, Patricia Perritano and her husband, Leo of Watertown, Sheila DiStasio and her husband, Thomas of Watertown, and Terri O’Rourke of Watertown. In addition, he leaves his eight grandsons, Michael, Matthew, Colin, Thomas, James, Joseph, David and Daniel and his two great granddaughters Quinn and Kensley as well as several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by a son, Joseph O’Rourke and his siblings, Fred O’Rourke and Irene White.
Funeral services for Mr. O’Rourke will be held on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019 at 11::00 a.m at SS. Peter and Paul Church, 67 Southmayd Rd. when a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Those planning to attend are kindly asked to meet directly at the church. Burial with full military honors will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Watertown. Relatives and friends may visit with George’s family on Tuesday evening, January 22nd from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m at Casey’s Eastside Memorial Funeral Home, 1987 East Main St. @ Southmayd Rd, Waterbury, CT. To share an on-line expression of sympathy or for additional information, please visit the funeral home website: www.eastsidememorial.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Casey's Eastside Memorial Funeral Home & Tribute Center
    Address
    1987 East Main St
    Waterbury, CT 06705
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  • Service

    Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Saints Peter & Paul Church
    Address
    56 Southmayd Rd
    Waterbury, CT 06705
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    Officiant
    Rev. John Lavorgna
  • Interment

    Location
    Mount Olivet Cemetery
    Address
    599 Platt Road
    Watertown, CT 06795
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Terri Stoto

Posted at 01:52pm
Sending my condolences to Dolores & family.
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Beverly Massaro

Posted at 04:27pm
We are so sorry for your loss. Wish I lived closer to be with you I know how much you loved your dad. You will cherish all your memories with him. And he will be with you always. My condolences also to your mom.

Love
Beverly Ron and Michele Massaro
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James S. McEvoy

Posted at 09:59am
Dear Aunt Doloris and family. In deepest sympathy for your loss. Thinking of you. Jim, Susan and Dylan McEvoy
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