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Ronald D. O”Connor, 76

Obit Ronald O'ConnorShrewsbury – Ronald D. “Charlie” O”Connor, 76, of Shrewsbury, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at UMass Memorial Medical Center University Campus.

He leaves his children, Jeffrey C. O”Connor and his wife, Laura, of Jupiter, Florida, Susan P. U”Sellis and her husband, Rick of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, and Christopher S. O”Connor of Shrewsbury; four grandchildren, Aidan and Jade O”Connor, Alexis U”Sellis, and Heather Arentsen and her husband, Scott; two great-grandchildren, Ava and Ethan Arentsen; a sister, Sandy O”Connor of Shrewsbury; and his former wife, Nancy K. (Pride) Grenough of Ellijay, Georgia. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, James E. O”Connor III.

Mr. O”Connor was born in Worcester and raised in Shrewsbury, son of the late James E. O”Connor II and Florence (Sampson) O”Connor. He graduated from Major Howard W. Beal High School in Shrewsbury and Worcester Junior College.

Charlie, as he was known to his family and friends, had worked as a civil engineer for many years and had been employed by Morgan Construction in Worcester. He later owned and operated a kitchen design company. He also had several hobbies that he enjoyed, such as, tennis, skiing, weight lifting, and dancing.

He moved to Jupiter, Florida in early 1970s and lived there 20 years before returning back to Massachusetts.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Mr. O”Connor's family Monday, Jan. 6, from 5 – 7 p.m., in the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main St., Shrewsbury. A service celebrating his life will be Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 11 a.m., in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery of Shrewsbury.

Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Salvation Army, 72 Cambridge St., Worcester, MA 01603.

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