Greenport resident John F. O’Shea died March 15, 2022, at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 97.
He was born July 28, 1924, to John and Catherine (Sohn) O’Shea, in West New York, N.J.
A graduate of Memorial High School in West New York, he married his wife, Janet, in Pompton Lakes, N.J., on May 19, 1962.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946. He also served as a seaman in the U.S. Merchant Marine for eight years and was employed as an explosives operator for DuPont for 35 years.
Predeceased by his wife in 2019, he is survived by his children, Kevin, of Greenport; Michael, of Palm Springs, Calif.; and Patricia, of Franconia, N.H.; and one grandchild.
The family received visitors March 19 at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport, where a funeral service officiated by Pastor Garrett Johnson also took place. Burial will take place at Calverton National Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to North Fork Animal Welfare League.