A funeral service took place Feb. 9 for Patrick O’Connor, 38. He passed away Feb. 6 at home. Born in Jersey City, he lived in Jersey City until moving to Forked River three years ago. Patrick had worked in construction as a laborer for the past several years. He is predeceased by his father Gerard who died in 2002. Surviving is his mother Shirley Hover and her husband John of Forked River; a son Shane and a daughter Makayla O’Connor; three brothers, Shawn, Gerard, and Brian O’Connor.
Services arranged by the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, Toms River.