Originally created 11/18/02

Mrs. Louise OHara (EASTON, Md.)



EASTON, Md. - Graveside services for Mrs. Louise M. OHara, 92, of Easton, Md., who died November 14, 2002, will be conducted Wednesday morning at 10:30 in Pineview Memorial Gardens. Father Andrew Doris officiating. Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., August 29, 1910, she was one of four children of the late Mathias and Helen Krainak Eiben. After graduating from St. Veronicas High School in Ambridge, Pa. and a business college there, she worked as a secretary for the Prudential Insurance Company in Ambridge. On April 10, 1931, she married James P. OHara, an engineer with the American Bridge Company who was later associated with E. I. DuPont Company. During his career with DuPont, they made their home in several locations throughout the United States. Prior to moving to Easton in the mid-1980s, she had lived in North Augusta, S.C. where she was a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. For 32 years she had been a Gray Lady for the Augusta, Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross and had worked the majority of that time as a volunteer at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Augusta. After moving to Easton, she was a communicant of St. Peter and St. Paul Catholic Church and a member of the Womens Altar Guild of the church. Mrs. OHara was preceded in death by her husband, James Patrick OHara and her son John J. OHara. Survivors include three sons, James P. OHara, Jr., Reston, Va.; Thomas H. OHara, Easton; and Gerald P. OHara, Doylestown, Pa.; 14 grandchildren and 13 great- grandchildren. The Family will receive friends at the cemetery following the graveside service. Memorials may be made to the St. Peter and St. Paul Church Building Fund, 215 Goldsborough Street, Easton, MD 21601. Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home of North Augusta in Charge of arrangements (803-278-1181).

The Augusta Chronicle November 18, 2002