Michael J. O'Rourke, CWO4 USN, Ret.
O'Rourke, Michael J. (CWO4 USN, Ret.) Age 69, of Alexandria, VA, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. Michael was born in Denver, CO in 1950 to the late Robert J. and Catherine V. (Ironside) O'Rourke. He is survived beloved wife Dorothy (Dede) O'Rourke (nee Hunt) and daughters, Meggan O'Rourke (husband Nick Onofrio) of Denver, CO, and Kathleen (Katie) Cakora (husband, SFC Charles [Chuck] J. Cakora) of Alexandria, VA., and six grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Mary McLellan and her husband Rick of Blaine, MN. At 18 years old he joined the United States Marines Corps, served in Vietnam then transitioned into the United States Navy, serving his country for a total of 22 years. Following his military career, he worked with AMVETS, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), and Blind Veterans Association (BVA). Service and interment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. To honor Michael's life, please tell a story, joke, or do something kind for someone. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to a selected charity of your choice. Guest book: PumphreyFuneralHome.com
Published on August 2, 2020
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