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Dr Peter A O'Hara, MB BCh BAO 1957 (died 27 October 2015, aged 83)    

Peter O’Hara, of Tarpon Springs, Fla., formerly of Vineyard Haven, died on 22.10.15, aged 83.

Born in Derry City, Northern Ireland, on April 15, 1932, to Laurence O’Hara and Susan MacLaughlin, Peter attended St Columb’s College, Derry, and received his medical degree from Queen’s University Belfast in 1957.

After serving his residency in radiology at the Jacobi Medical Center, administered by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in New York City. He practiced as a radiologist in New York and at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Peter leaves his wife of 54 years, Barbara (Karwowski), son Michael O’Hara of Tarpon Springs, Fla., and daughters Susan O’Hara of Westborough and Elizabeth O’Hara of Beaufort, N.C. He also leaves his beloved grandson, Jack, his “favourite granddaughter” Maggie, sisters-in-law Kathleen Karwowski and Helen O’Hara, many nieces and nephews in both the States and Ireland, and countless friends, all of whose lives he touched.

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