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Noel Patrick O'Rourke

April 21, 1968 — October 1, 2021

Noel Patrick O’Rourke was born in Sligo, Ireland on April 21st, 1968, to Bernadette (nee Kennedy) and Noel Stephen O’Rourke. Noel attended Summerhill College, Sligo and the National University of Ireland at Galway. Noel immigrated to America in 1989 and worked as a bartender while studying for his series 7 exams to become a stockbroker and financial analyst for many years.

Noel enjoyed spending time with his countless friends and family. His greatest gift was to make people laugh. Belly laugh in fact. His ease with rapier wit was second to none. His great will and drive allowed him to take life head on. He often considered life a merry-go-round . Just enjoy the ride. He accomplished whatever he put his mind to.

Noel will be remembered as a kind and generous person, with an unforgettable infectious nature.

Noel is survived by his loving mother; Bernadette O’Rourke, his brothers; Brian O’Rourke and Barry O’Rourke, his sister; Anne O’Rourke, brother in law Donald Walsh and his Niece; Mariella Walsh along with many many Cousins and innumerable friends and colleagues. He will be forever missed by everyone who knew him. Noel is pre-deceased by his Father Noel Stephen O’Rourke.

A Celebration of Noel’s life will be held at Pelham Funeral Home located at 64 Lincoln Ave, Village of Pelham, NY on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, from 4-8 PM. Noel will be repatriated to Sligo, Co. Sligo, Ireland to be with his Father. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust For more information or to leave a condolence please visit

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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

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