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Gerald O’Connor of Berwyn

Gerald F. O’Connor, age 84, of Berwyn.  Beloved husband of the late Violet nee Guarino, cherished father of Michael (Jeanmarie), Dorothy (Michael) Giannini, Jerry (Louise), William (Kaley), and the late Christopher (Natalia), loving grandfather of Michael (Carla), Joseph (fiancé, Jill), John (Vicky), Christine Vula, Albert (fiancé, Jenna) Mario (Krista), Hunter, Sarah, Taliana, Olivia and the late Angela, great-grandfather of many, dear brother of the late William (late Jean).

Funeral Wednesday, March 24th, 9:15am prayers at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 S. DesPlaines Avenue, North Riverside to St. Louise de Marillac Church, LaGrange Park. Mass 10:00am. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park. Visitation Tuesday 3:00pm – 9:00pm.

St. Louise de Marillac Church requests that each person attending Gerald’s Funeral Mass register to attend Mass on Wednesday, March 24th. Please follow this link to register: 


Due to current health regulations, a maximum of 50 people are allowed in the funeral home at any one time, masks and social distancing are required at the funeral home. We kindly ask that you exit the funeral home after paying your respects to the family so that all visitors have an opportunity to enter. Thank you for your understanding at this difficult time. 

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To the entire OConnor family our deepest condolences on the passing of Mr. OConnor. Love The Burkes

Charles R Burke Mar 24 2021 10:33 AM

My condolences to the OConner family. May your love one Rest In Peace. Will be missed and remembered in our hearts.. Sincerely: Jynette and Ricky..

Jynette Mar 23 2021 7:30 PM

My Dearest Mike, Joey, John and Christine and family. I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Grandpa. I would always see him at mass, and he always made a point to say hello and ask how I was. He was a very sweet man. Please accept my deepest sympathies and may God Bless all of you. Always, Mrs. S

Jeanne Spagnolo Mar 23 2021 7:12 PM

Dear OConnor Family, Our deepest condolences on your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. We shall always appreciate everything your Dad has done for the community.

Forssberg Family Mar 21 2021 10:28 PM

Thank you Auntie

Louise OConnor Mar 21 2021 10:16 PM

Such a joyful man and a loving Husband Brother, Father, Uncle and Grandfather. Filled with such character. Loved being in his presence Everyone will keep his lighthearted memories of their good times spent with him. Blessings to all the OConnor Families. His legacies will carry his spirit to the future

Louise Settino Sobiesk Mar 21 2021 3:48 PM

My husband Ed Rios and I express our most sincere sympathies to Mike and Jeanmarie and the entire OConnor family.

Linda Rios Mar 19 2021 9:52 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time and always. God bless

Michelle Darling Mar 19 2021 8:39 PM

So sorry to hear of Gerrys passing. He will be sorely missed but I am confident he will be warmly greeted by those loved ones who proceeded him.

Carole Sheehan Mar 19 2021 6:57 PM

Our thoughts and prayers to the OConnor Family, Having known Mr. OConnor for just shy of 40 years he was a very kind and considerate man. I have many fond memories of him throughout the years. He is now with Violet and Chris. May he Rest In Peace.

Mike and Michelle Sheehan Mar 19 2021 6:28 PM