Edmond “Ned” W. O’Connor
Edmond “Ned” W. O’Connor, 72, of Trenton passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 14th at Capital Health System – Hopewell Campus with his wife, son and many relatives at his side.
Born in Rockville Center, Long Island, he lived most of his life in Lambertville and Trenton. Son of the late William H. O’Connor of Westbury, Long Island and Janet Ingoldsby of Cresson, PA, he is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Antinette (Toni) and adoring son, Sean Patrick, as well as several nieces and nephews, cousins and in-laws.
Ned was a volunteer member of the Columbia Fire Department in Lambertville and graduated from Trenton Catholic High School in 1961. He was drafted into the US Army in 1966 and was honorably discharged in 1972. While in the Army, he was awarded Soldier of the Month and received numerous awards and citations based on merit and skill.
He was a member of the Holy Name Society, a 3rd Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus and a devoted philanthropist for St. Jude Children’s Hospital and Boys Town, just to name a few.
He retired from the NJ Department of Transportation in 2008 as a Materials Engineer after 37 years of service.
He loved fishing, Formula One Racing, working in the yard and spending time with his family and friends.
Visiting hours will be Monday from 6 – 9pm and Tuesday 8 – 9:15am at the M. William Murphy Funeral Home, 935 Parkway Ave., Ewing.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10am at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 137 W. Upper Ferry Rd., West Trenton.
Burial will follow in St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Lambertville, NJ.
Posted on 16 May 2015 by MFH