Pamela Joyce O’Hara passed away on Sunday, 3 September 2023 in Tucson, Arizona. Pamela was born in New Kensington, Pennsylvania to Dorothy Marie (Adamson) O’Hara and David Bailey O’Hara on 3 March 1946. As the daughter of an Air Force officer, Pam lived in many different places, including Guam, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Virginia, California and Germany. She attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she studied Elementary Education. She worked as a teacher and then for Westinghouse Electric Corporation before finding her true calling, serving the elderly as a Care Manager for Northern Area Multi-Service Center of Allegheny County and then as the Site Manager for the Tempe Community Action Agency Senior Center.
Pam was a night owl and loved theater, baking, puzzles, making people laugh, the Beatles, and her cats.
She is survived by her brother, Patrick O’Hara (Melanie), nieces, Tara Finley (Jonah), Katie Noboa (Jim), and Carolyn O’Hara, nephew, Jim O’Hara (Kaycee), grandnieces, Isabel Finley, Amelia Finley, Flora Noboa, and Lennon O’Hara, grandnephews, Ignacio Noboa, and Hayes O’Hara, and by her cat, Percy.