Stock analyst and author William P. O’Connor Jr. found peace after a stroke and long illness on February 16. He was 92. Born in NYC to William Sr. and Katherine (nee Callan). Alumni of Portsmouth Priory in R.I., Harvard College ‘38, and Harvard Business School. Lifelong member of St. Augustine’s Church and the Larchmont Yacht Club, and long time Bonnie Briar Country Club member.
As an Army Captain in WWII, he earned the Silver Star on Leyte and a Purple Heart on Okinawa. CEO of 14 Research Corporation, author of “Techniques for Maximum Market Profits” and “The 14 Point Method to Beat the Market.” Member of New York Stock Exchange.
Devoted husband of to the late Dorothy (nee Campbell), loving father to William P. O’Connor III of Rutland, VT, Diane (Carol Leudesdorf) O’Connor of NYC, Deb O’Connor-Callahan (Sean Callahan) of Milwaukee, WI, and caring grandpa to Meighan, Peter and Chelsea Callahan and Timothy and Robert O’Connor. Loyal business partner to Ira Hersch.
Bill will be dearly missed by all who enjoyed his friendly and knowledgeable conversation, admired his motivation and enthusiasm for life, and his strong family leadership.
Visitation will be held at the John J. Fox Funeral Home on the Boston Post Road in Larchmont, NY from 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Friday, February 20. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Augustine’s Church on Larchmont Avenue in Larchmont, NY at 10 AM on Saturday, February 21. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven in Hawthorne, NY.