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Jack G. O'Hara

Jack G. O'Hara

Jack G. O'Hara, age 90, of Quincy, died on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in the Illinois Veterans Home. He was born on February 2, 1929 in Quincy the son of Ivan and Della (Hild) O'Hara. Jack married Shirley Mae Selsor on August 27, 1955 in Trinity Church. She preceded him in death on December 28, 2014.
Jack served his country in the Marine Corp as a gunner in the Korean War. He was the recipient of a Purple Heart. He was proud to have served as Commander of the State of Illinois Purple Heart.

He was employed by ADM/Moorman Manufacturing. In more recent years, he worked at the Knights of Columbus Golf Course. Jack was a member of the Church of St. Peter.

Jack was involved with many organizations including, the Knights of Columbus, SSBC and the Elks. He loved being with his family, boating and going to their River Camp. Jack rarely missed a grandchild's sporting event. He was an accomplished bowler and played golf for many years.

Jack is survived by his children,: Kathy (Kathy Mutchler) O'Hara, Kelly(Larry) Weiman of Fowler, and Patrick O'Hara of Daytona Beach, FL ; six grandchildren, Michael (Amanda) Weiman of Kansas City, Daniel and Nick Weiman of Fowler, Raina O'Hara of Daytona Beach, FL, Sean O'Hara of Hinesville, GA; and Christian O'Hara of Milton, FL and a foster grandchild Aaron Wallace of Claremount, CA; and his siblings: Don (Wanda) O'Hara, Norma McAllister, and Dale O'Hara and one sister-in-law, Patsy O'Hara all of Quincy. Many loving nieces and nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son, Michael "Clancy" O'Hara, grandson, Eric Weiman and siblings, Rita Cleveland and Bud O'Hara.

A special thank you to the Illinois Veteran's Home and staff at Elmore for they went above and beyond taking care of not just his physical needs but our family's emotional needs as well. Their compassion, concern and patience to our family was greatly appreciated. God bless each one of you.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in the Church of St. Peter. Interment in Quincy Memorial Park with military honors at the cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday morning from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Illinois Veterans Home Activities Fund, Church of St. Peter, or Eric Weiman's Memorial Scholarship Fund at Quincy Notre Dame.

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From:
Wanda L. O'Hara
Quincy, IL
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Dear Kathy,Kelly and Pat and all of your families.
You have our Deepest Sympathy and prayers.

God Bless and Love
Uncle Don and Aunt Wanda
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Toni Kern
QUINCY, IL
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My thoughts and prayers go out to this wonderful family!! I loved Jack and sure miss seeing him! Fly High, My dear Friend, a.k.a., "Husband"!!! I will always love and cherish the days you would come in!!! Love always, Toni!!
From:
Larry and Linda Snyder
Carlinville, IL
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Thinking of the family. What a nice man.

Larry Snyder
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Jerry and Sue Schmidt
Carrollton, IL
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So very sorry to hear of your Dads passing. Our thoughts and prayers for all of you during this difficult time. He will be so happy to see your Mom and Eric!
From:
Tammy Peters Bruns
Quincy, IL
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What a fun guy! I will always remember the soccer trips and especially your hat. RIP Jack!
From:
Jeff & Joanne (Powers) Bergman
Quincy, IL
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To the entire O'Hara family our thoughts & prayers are with you all.
From:
Susie and Bill Calkins
Quincy, IL
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Kelly,Kathy,and Pat and family, So sorry to hear about your dads passing. you have our deepest sympathy and our thoughts and prayers are with you all
From:
Kelley Rose
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Dear Kathy & Kathy
Just want you to know I am thinking of you. I am going to be out of town on Sat so I won't be able to see you and express my sympathy in person. There was only one "Jackie George" and it was a pleasure to have known him. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
Kelley & Rick
From:
Jim Fisher
MENDON, IL
Comments:
Kathy so sorry for your loss. Thinking of u and ur family during this difficult time
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Sr. Mary Mary Shaw
Springfield, IL
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Fond memories of Jack while I was missioned in Quincy. A gentleman and a God-filled man. Rest in peace. Assurance of prayer for family. S. Mary Shaw, asc,