Harry O'Brien

Obituary of Harry S. O'Brien

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Passed away on October 27, 2021. Loving husband of Sheila (O’Neill) and the late Margery (Rodgers). Dear father of Mary “Molly” (James) Murtha, Eileen (Mark) Wright, Jean (William) Wood, Matthew (Sandra), Timothy (Lily), Sharon (Thomas) Gregson, John (late Marilyn), Margaret (Daniel) Facko and the late Kathleen (Dennis) Wright and late Kevin O’Brien; also loved by Sheila’s children; Michael (Udu), Madonna (Ray) Landsittel, Timothy, Cheryl (Steven) Marando, Maureen (Joseph) Gerevics, Joseph (Rochelle), Anne (Kevin) Licker, Peggy (Richard) Cerrone, Thomas (Meghan) and the late Paul (Sandra) Korbut. Loving grandfather of 27 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren also loved by Sheila’s 26 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Brother of the late Mary Pfohl and the late Donna Toth. Friends and family may call on Monday from 2-8pm at the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3155 Orchard Park Road. A Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday at 10:00 AM at Queen of Heaven Church (Please assemble at church). In lieu, of flowers donations may be sent to St. Luke’s Mission of Mercy and/or Response to Love. Harry was a die-hard Notre Dame fan and a member of the Knights of St. John, St. Vincent DePaul Society and a volunteer at Response to Love, Garden Gate and Eden Heights. He was a long-time parishioner at Queen of Heaven Church where he served as a Eucharistic Minister. Harry was a Corporal in the US Marine Corps where he served on Guam in World War II. He was a Marine to the end. Semper Fi.
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Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, November 1, 2021
James W. Cannan Funeral Home
3155 Orchard Park Road
Orchard Park, New York, United States


10:00 am
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Queen Of Heaven Church
4220 Seneca St
West Seneca, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Holy Cross Cemetery
2900 South Park Ave
Lackawanna, $1365/$765.00, New York, United States
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