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Joseph "J.P." O'Connor, II

December 21, 1978 January 14, 2019
Joseph "J.P." O'Connor, II
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Obituary for Joseph "J.P." O'Connor, II

Joseph Paul O’Connor, II, age 40, formally of Lake Orion, died Monday, January 14, 2019. He was born December 21, 1978 in Pontiac, to Joseph and Deborah (Gibniewski) O’Connor.

“J.P.” attended Lake Orion High School. He owned and operated Signature Painting in Romeo for many years. Joe specialized in home restoration and renovation in the Romeo, Sterling Heights, Warren and the Madison Heights areas. He was a talented carpenter, working in all facets of home restoration: woodwork, painting, flooring, siding windows and doors etc.. Mr. O’Connor took great pride in his work. J.P. enjoyed golfing with friends, especially at Greystone Golf Club in Washington, Twp..

J.P. is survived by his sons: Tylor Buchan of Sterling Heights and Sam O’Connor of Romeo; father: Joseph O’Connor of Davison and mother: Deborah Gibniewski Smith of Gulfport, Mississippi; and sisters: Dee Dee O’Connor of Columbiaville, Haley (Mark) Misener of Lapeer and Jennifer (Shawn) Donovan of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee.

Visitation for Joe will be Noon-4PM Sunday, January 20, 2019, at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer. Cremation will follow visitation, with a memorial graveside service at Eastlawn Cemetery – Lake Orionon Saturday May 4th at 11:00 A.M. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan, 1169 Oak Valley Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 or the charity of your choice. Please share condolences and memories at

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National Kidney Foundation of Michigan

1169 Oak Valley Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

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