James Patrick O’Connor Jr., 89, of Waterford, Conn., died Oct. 21 in St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn.

O’Connor was a compositor at The Day of New London, Conn.

He leaves his wife, Beverly; a son, Timothy; two daughters, Patricia and Kerry; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother.

The obituaries were written, at least in part, from published reports by Bulletin correspondents Ashleane Alabre, Sophie Cannon, Jenna Ciccotelli, Nico Hall, Joshua Leaston, Georgeanne Oliver, Julia Preszler and Thomas Ward, undergraduate students at Northeastern University.