Christopher J. O’Connor, age 32, passed away very unexpectedly on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at a tubing event that began at Croton Dam. He grew up in Port Huron and was a graduate of Port Huron High School where he ran track and cross country. At that time, Chris worked part-time and rode his bicycle to work so he could earn money for a car. He loved computers and was very skilled. He really enjoyed his work as a research and development technician for Paulstra Automotive where he was a very valued employee. Chris enjoyed gardening, and his lawn was “picture perfect” Most of all he loved being with his family. He is survived by love of his life, Christina; daughter, Keeley O’Connor; son, Brenden, Roschkewicz; parents, Timothy and Janice O’Connor; brother, Andrew O’Connor; grandparents, Mrs. Mary Alice Falk, and Richard and Shirley O’Connor; aunts and uncles, John and Liz Falk, Ed and Mary Hutton, Dave and Nikki Falk, Joseph Falk, and Dave and Tammy O’Connor. His mother in-law, Stasia Crumback, his father in-law, Ron Crumback, his sisters in-law, Renee and Jeremy Lambeck and their son, Brayden and Lisa and Mike Gardner and their son, Justin; He was preceded in death by his daughter, Nyree Vancamp, and his grandfather, John Falk. A gathering to celebrate Chris’ life was held Saturday, July 27, 2013 at the Pederson Funeral Home. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the needs of his daughter, Keeley.
The Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford