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John O'RourkeMay 25, 1934 ~ December 1, 2017 (age 83)
John O’Rourke, age 83, of Parker, CO passed away December 1, 2017. John was born May 25, 1934 in Boston, MA. He is survived by his loving and caring wife of 62 years, Beverly, of Parker, CO; sons, John Jr., of Lancaster, CA and Phil, of Centennial, CO; daughter, Cindy, of Gunnison, CO; as well as seven grandchildren, including Alex, Shannon, Justin, Katie, Sara, Brandon and Ashley; and two great grandchildren. John was predeceased by his son, Eric, sister, Mary, brother, George and his parents John and Mary.
John Served in the US Coast Guard Reserves for seven years. John was an avid sportsman and hunter. He enjoyed RVing with friends from the Elks Club and the National Hikers and Campers Association. His passion as a gunsmith and craftsman of rifles has been passed on to his family members. John was a lifetime member of the Aurora Elks Club Lodge #1921, an American Legion member and a member of the Aurora Gun Club for over 60 years.
John enjoyed mentoring as a Boy Scout leader in the Parker area. He was a Light Aircraft Pilot and Air Craft Technician for United and Frontier Airlines for over 20 years. John was also an engineer at Frontier Airlines and for the City and County of Denver.