Dr. Peter A. O’Hara of Tarpon Springs, Fla., formerly of Vineyard Haven, died on Oct. 22. at the age of 83.

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

He 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 “favorite 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.

Donations in his memory may be sent to Suncoast Hospice Care Center, 164 West Lake Road, Palm Harbor, FL, 34684 or thehospice.org/Donate.