Obituary: Francis Joseph O'Hara IV, age 28

Joey was a proud U.S. Army Veteran who served during Iraqi Freedom from 2004-2005.

Francis Joseph O'Hara IV, age 28, of Milford, passed into eternal peace on Sunday, November 4, 2012. 

He was born on April 20, 1984 to Francis Joseph O’Hara III and Margaret Ann Melcher O’Hara of Milford, formerly of Fairfield, CT. 

Joey, a graduate of Platt Tech, was employed as a truck driver for Mims Riggers and O’Hara’s Paving. He was a proud U.S. Army Veteran who served during Iraqi Freedom from 2004-2005. 

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sisters Katelyn Ann and Mary Katherine O’Hara of Milford. He is loved and cherished by many including his paternal grandparents Gwendolyn O’Hara of Fairfield and the late Francis Joseph O’Hara II, maternal grandparents the late Susanne & Lee Herman Melcher, and by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. 

Calling hours are Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 4pm to 8pm at the Smith & Sefcik Funeral Home, 135 Broad St., Milford. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 11:00 am, DIRECTLY in St. Ann’s Church, 501 Naugatuck Avenue, Milford. Interment will follow in Mt. Grove Cemetery Bridgeport. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans Chapter 15 Foreign Wars 45 New Haven Ave, Milford, 06460.

Gary Jeanfaivre November 07, 2012 at 07:59 PM
I'll be keeping Joey's family and friends in my prayers.
Starla November 14, 2012 at 04:25 PM
So young to pass away. Thank you for serving our great nation and RIP.
Dee November 15, 2012 at 06:11 PM
R.I.P. Fran...We will be seeing you again....love love Dee


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