Arthur J. O'Connell

Arthur J. O'Connell

On Saturday April 24, 2021, Arthur John O’Connell, Jr, loving husband, father, Pop Pop, brother, and son passed away at the age of 73.

Arthur was born in Philadelphia on April 30, 1947. He grew up in Langhorne, PA. with his mom June Donnelly O’Connell and father Arthur, Sr. and three younger brothers David, Dennis, and Daniel.

Arthur traveled the country as a Sales Manager in the automotive industry. He loved to golf, playing on many prominent courses.  The high point was golfing in Ireland.  Most of all, his happiest moments were spent with his children and grandchildren.  He was the maker of Pop-Pop Pancakes and the originator of the family “Artie-cue”.

He was the beloved husband of Kathleen (nee O’Driscoll) of 50 years; devoted father to Sean (Megan), Ryan (Jennifer), Jamie (Kelly), (late) Tricia, and Kelly Sacramone (Luigi). Proud Pop Pop of Jamie, Jr., Elizabeth, Abigail, Jack, Kate, Grace, Lily and Molly.  Arthur is also survived by his brothers, sisters in law, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday April 28, 2021 at St. Martin of Tours R.C. Church 5450 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, PA. 19124 starting at 10:30am.  Inurnment services will be held privately by the family. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to:

Little Flower High School

In memory of Arthur O’Connell father of Tricia

100 W. Lycoming Ave.

Phila., PA 19140-199

John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc.

Funeral Home Serving Families Since 1898

3301 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19149


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