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John M. O'Gorman Jr., Ford retiree <br> Nov. 24, 1918 -- Feb. 24, 2006

A memorial Mass for John Martin O'Gorman Jr. will be offered at 12:05 p.m. next Friday in St. Joseph Cathedral, 50 Franklin St.

The Buffalo native died Feb. 24 in Bon Secours Hospital, Grosse Pointe, Mich. He was 87.

Mr. O'Gorman attended Canisius College and moved to Michigan in the early 1950s. He retired from Ford Motor Co. in 1994 and was an active supporter of the ALS Foundation.

His wife of 48 years, Jane C., died in 1995.

Survivors include three daughters, Melissa Schwope of Grosse Pointe Park, Mich., Amanda of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., and Helen Johnson of Grosse Pointe City, Mich.; three sons, Louis of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mark of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Timothy of Long Beach, Calif.; and 13 grandchildren.

Burial will be in St. Paul Columbarium, Grosse Pointe Farms, in late spring.


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