Roger P. O’Connor, 78
Dateline: Norton, MA
Roger P. O’Connor, age 78, of Norton, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, November 5, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Sandra J. (Potter) O’Connor, to whom he was wed on November 15, 1969.
Bornin Boston, MA on October 22, 1944, he was a loving son of the late John D. and Mary E. (O’Brien) O’Connor.
Roger grew up in Newton and was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School. He continued his studies, graduating from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in finance and from Bentley College with a master’s degree in accounting.
A resident of Norton for the past fifty-two years, Mr. O’Connor was a retired Software Engineer, having worked at Visaer in Woburn. He had previously been employed at the Foxboro Co. and at Fanny Farmer Candy.
Roger’s family was always the focal point of his life. He was a worldwide traveler, enjoyed bike riding, playing golf, tennis, sailing and staying in shape at the health club at the Mansfield Holiday Inn.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his devoted sons: Ross P. O’Connor of Providence and Seth R. O’Connor of Providence. He was the dear brother of Brian O’Connor and his wife Margaret of Florida, Ellen White of Attleboro and the late Paul O’Connor and Carol McGloin. He is also survived by his loving nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend a graveside funeral service on Monday, November 14th at 1:00 P.M. at the Newland Cemetery, 70 Newland Street in Norton.
Visiting hours are omitted and in lieu of flowers, Roger’s family has requested that donations in his memory be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Norton Memorial Funeral Home, 19 Clapp Street, Norton.
To send his family a message of condolence, please visit www.nortonmemorial.com