Donald Francis O'Brien

November 22, 2013

O'Brien, Donald Obituary

Deacon Donald Francis O’Brien, 81, of Milford, PA and formerly of West Nyack, NY passed away Friday, November 22, 2013 at Hackensack University Hospital, Hackensack, NJ.

He was a retired Financial Business Planner for IBM, where he worked for 33 years.

Deacon Don spent the past 30 years assisting with pastoral care, first with St. Francis of Assisi Church, West Nyack, NY and currently St. Vincent DePaul Church, Milford, PA.

The son of the late John and Anne (Miller) O’Brien he was born in Brooklyn, NY on October 18, 1932. He was married to Eleanor (Beebe) O'Brien on May 26, 1956.

Survivors include his wife; daughters Chebyvonne O’Brien, Donna Chirlo and her husband Michael, Karen Dowling, Tara Shapiro and her husband Ron, Bridget Olson and her husband Chris, Heather O’Toole and her husband Malcom; son Glenn O’Brien and his wife Louise; brother Harold O'Brien; 16 grandchildren and 2.3 great grandkids. He was predeceased by his daughter Shannon O’Brien, grandson James Dowling and sister Maureen Wyllie

Friends may call at St. Vincent DePaul Church, 101 St. Vincent Dr., Milford, PA on November 24, 2013 from 7 to 9 PM

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Vincent DePaul Church on November 25, 2013 at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul Mullen Officiating.

Friends may call at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 128 Parrott Rd., West Nyack, NY on November 25, 2013 from 7 to 9 PM.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Francis of Assisi Church on November 26, 2013 at 1 PM with Rev. William Cosgrove officiating.

Burial will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery, Danielson, CT on November 27, 2013 at 12 PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the St. Vincent Sharing Fund, 101 St. Vincent Dr., Milford, PA 18337, Tri State Pregnancy Center, 905 Pennsylvania Ave, Matamoras, PA 18337 or the Histiocytosis Association of America (www.histio.org).  Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, Milford, PA.




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November 24, 2013
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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St. Vincent De Paul Church

101 St. Vincent Drive
Milford, PA 18337
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November 25, 2013
10:30 a.m.

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St. Vincent De Paul Church

101 St. Vincent Drive
Milford, PA 18337
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November 25, 2013
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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St. Francis of Assisi Church

128 Parrott Road
West Nyack, NY 10994
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November 26, 2013
1:00 p.m.

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St. Francis of Assisi Church

128 Parrott Road
West Nyack, NY 10994
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