Kevin O’Hora of the East Mountain section of Scranton, passed away at home Friday April 17, 2020 after a courageous eight year battle against cancer. His wife of 50 years is the former Christina Coleman.
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Born in Scranton January 15, 1951, he was the son of the late Walter and Betty “Fetzer” O’Hora.
He was a 1969 graduate of Scranton Technical High School. He also attended Lackawanna Junior College. He was a Vietnam era veteran of the United States Air Force. Prior to his illness he was self-employed as an autobody repair and restoration technician. After retirement he spent several years caring for his granddaughters. Most recently he worked part time transporting special needs children.
In addition to his wife Chris he is survived by his daughter Erin Walsh, Henniker, N.H. her husband Shawn, their daughters Phoebe, Daphne and Lillie; a son, Matthew O’Hora, Moosic, his wife Erin and their daughters Elisabeth, Kathryn and Madelyn; sister Karen Cimino and husband Joe, Moscow; sisters and brothers in law Gail and Herb Trapper, Marybeth and John Bohn, and Eugenia and Patrick Sullivan; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by brothers Geoff, Tom and Stephen O’Hora.
Due to the current health crisis funeral arrangements will be private. A celebration of Kevin’s life will be held at a later date to be announced.
Arrangements and on-site cremation are under the care and direction of the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton.