Obituary: Robert T. O’Connor


July 21, 1945 – June 17, 2021

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Obituary: Robert T. O'Connor

Robert T. O’Connor, age 75, of Crown Point formerly of Dyer, IN, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 17, 2021.

Loving father of Robert (Sheri) O’Connor, Thomas (Laura) O’Connor, Amy (Nick) Leistra, Denise (Michael) Smith, and the late Theresa O’Connor. Proud grandfather and great-grandfather of many. Dear brother of Dennis (Cindy) O’Connor, Maureen (Rich) Schreiber, and the late Eldon O’Connor. Kind uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents Robert and Catherine O’Connor.

Visitation Tuesday, June 22, 2021, from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service to be held at 7:00 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane (Rt.30 & Pleasant Springs Ln.) Dyer, IN, with Deacon Paul Krilich officiating.

Mr. O’Connor was the owner of O’Connor Construction and O’C Electric in Griffith, IN. Memorial donations to Hospice of the Calumet Area or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in Honor of Robert, greatly appreciated.