Charles “Chuck” O’Connor
age 92 of Harsens Island, MI. passed away December 11, 2011 peacefully at home watching the freighters go by. He was born April 18, 1919 in Rochester, NY. He married Dorothea M. Fisher on September 4, 1942 in Shaker Heights, OH. She passed away July 15, 2004.
Chuck owned and operatored Algonac Cast Products for many years. As a young man he worked on the Great Lake Freighters, and enjoyed watching them as they passed by his long time home on Harsens Island. He was a member of the Great Lakes Cruising Club and enjoyed fishing.
Mr. O’Connor is survived by his daughter Kathleen O’Connor, and a sister Patricia O’Connor. He was predeceased by a daughter Sharon O’Connor, a brother Terrance J. O’Connor and a sister Jayne Payne.
A memorial visitation will be held Friday December 16, 2011 from 1-4 & 6-9 PM in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac, MI. Memorial donations may be made to the Blue Water Area Humane Society.